Ends Yemen tragedy, stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia, UAE

Save the Children said that "it is shameful that Western parliaments continue to give the green light to continue sales of military equipment to US-Saudi aggression on Yemen.

Children in Yemen are living in the worst humanitarian crisis in the world because of the aggression on Yemen for nearly four years. The only way to end this suffering is to end the conflict." 

Since the beginning of the US-Saudi aggression against Yemen, nearly four years, 14 million people have been at risk of starvation, according to Tamer Kirlos, Country Director of Save the Children in Yemen. This number has increased significantly since the Saudi-led coalition imposed a siege on Yemen in November 2017. 

"We are terrified that as many as 85,000 children have died of severe hunger since the war began," the organization said. "While Western countries are helping Yemen to ease human suffering on the one hand, it is selling arms and equipment used in this conflict to kill, maim and starve children," Save the Children said. 

This is the double standard that continues to fuel this destructive conflict. The organization said that the steps taken by Norway and the governments of Denmark, Finland and Germany to stop licenses for the sale of military and strategic materials to the countries of the Aggression are not sufficient, pointing out that these weapons were used to bomb schools and hospitals in Yemen. 

Recently, independent journalists followed the origin of the weapons used by the aggression against Yemen and found that the countries of origin had the countries of the United States, the United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Germany, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland and others. 

The organization stressed that the steps agreed upon in Sweden must be implemented, in line with international humanitarian law.The organization also called upon all States that have an impact on the aggression to increase pressure to end this war. If they fail, the loss of children's lives will continue on a large scale and history will be controlled by all concerned. 

AFP.

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