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17 June 2015

Ban Ki-moon: international community has ‘a special obligation to act’ for Yemen peace

The international community has not a moment to lose if it is to help end the fighting in Yemen and broker a lasting peace for the country, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said. Briefing the press he explained that as total casualty figures surpassed 2,600, the UN and member states retained ‘a special obligation to act’. ‘Today, Yemen’s very existence hangs in the balance. While parties bicker, Yemen burns’, he said, adding: ‘The parties have a responsibility to end the fighting and begin a real process of peace and reconciliation.’ (more…)

Source: UN News Centre | In Geneva, Ban says international community has ‘obligation to act’ for Yemen peace