FM hails UNHCR’s efforts towards refugees
SANAA, June 23 (Saba) – Foreign Minister Hisham Sharaf on Sunday praised the humanitarian efforts of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in alleviating the suffering of refugees in various countries of the world.
In a cable of congratulations he sent to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi on the occasion of World Refugee Day, Minister Sharaf reiterated the keenness of the Supreme Political Council and the Salvation Government in the Republic of Yemen to abide by international humanitarian conventions and standards.
Sharaf pointed out that it is from ethics of Yemenis to extend a helping hand to the needy.
He stressed that the Republic of Yemen’s legal and humanitarian commitment to asylum issues should be fully parallel with the cooperation and support of the international organization so as not to become burdens doubling the suffering of the Yemeni people and their national institutions in order to ensure the achievement of the desired goal towards refugees and alleviating their suffering.