U.S. calls for Ramadan pause in Yemen conflict

The US State Department on Thursday called for a “humanitarian pause” in the conflict in Yemen during Ramadan. “A pause … would allow international aid organizations to deliver urgently needed food, medicine, and fuel to citizens throughout Yemen,” it said in a statement. The United Nations on Wednesday had designated the war in Yemen as a Level 3 humanitarian crisis, its most severe category.

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4675802,00.html

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