KSA Affirms Its Determination to Take All Measures to Protect Children in Armed Conflict in Yemen 1 New York
"The UN officials have failed to provide the Coalition Command with full information about the casualties, their place, date, time and evidence. In the absence of such accurate information, the charges remain mere speculations" he said.
In which the Coalition Forces were given sufficient details. These cases were of great concern and independent investigations were conducted and detailed reports were issued clarifying the circumstances of each case and taking measures to hold those responsible accountable.
The Permanent Representative of the Kingdom affirmed the commitment of the Coalition Forces Command to cooperate fully with the UN and the Yemeni authorities in order to take all necessary measures to restore the Yemeni children recruited by the Iranian-backed Houthi militias to their country and to assist the Yemeni authorities in rehabilitating them and preparing them for a return to normal life.
"We recognize that the lives of children are valuable and that the natural place for children is classrooms in schools, playgrounds and recreation away from fighting, threats or deprivation, adding that we hope that the international community will unite in its condemnation of the rebels who are still failing to implement the Council resolution Security 2216, and they are still lagging in the implementation of the Stockholm Convention on the withdrawal from Hodeidah, which was considered by all as a first step towards a comprehensive political solution to restore Yemen's security, stability, and legitimacy," he added.
Source: Saudi Press Agency