UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY) – The situation in Yemen is the largest humanitarian disaster today, Russian Foreign Minister Maria Zakharova said.
“Yemen – 20 million people on the verge of a humanitarian disaster, and far beyond They are at the center of an enormous, the largest to date of a humanitarian catastrophe of 20 million people..!” – said Zakharov in the program “Sunday Night with Vladimir Solovyov” channel “Russia 1”.
She noted that these figures are already two months old, they could even grow during this time.
The conflict in Yemen between Shiite insurgent Houthis from the Ansar Allah movement and the government of the country continues from 2014. On the government side, the Saudi Arabian coalition of Arab countries intervened in the war, which regularly inflicts air strikes on areas captured by the Houthis.