The UN chief’s attraction got here a day after the US and the UK, with the assist of different nations, launched airstrikes throughout a number of components of Yemen in response.
The UN Security Council is assembly in New York to debate the disaster, simply days after adopting a decision demanding an finish to the Houthi assaults.
Respect and compliance
The Secretary-Common underscored that decision 2722 have to be absolutely revered in its entirety, his spokesperson stated in a statement.
“The Secretary-Common reiterates that assaults towards worldwide transport within the Crimson Sea space usually are not acceptable as they endanger the security and safety of worldwide provide chains and have a damaging affect on the financial and humanitarian state of affairs worldwide,” it stated.
Moreover, all Member States defending their vessels from assaults should achieve this “in accordance with worldwide regulation, as stipulated within the Decision.”
He additionally known as on all events concerned to not additional escalate the state of affairs within the curiosity of peace and stability within the Crimson Sea and the broader area.
“The Secretary-Common stresses the necessity to keep away from acts that might additional worsen the state of affairs in Yemen itself. He calls for each effort to be made to make sure that Yemen pursues a path in direction of peace and that the work undertaken to date to finish the battle in Yemen shouldn’t be misplaced,” the assertion concluded.