Yemen’s High Economic Commission in the capital, Sanaa, announced that it is ready to start paying the salaries of state employees from the revenues of Hodeida ports “once the other party fulfills its obligations”.
The committee responded to the UN calls for humanitarian and economic measures to ease the suffering of Yemenis by calling for “the immediate lifting of the blockade to ensure the flow of medicines, goods and aid.”
“We affirm our readiness to start paying the salaries of state employees in accordance with the 2014 statements, if the other party and the United Nations commit to cover the deficit and the difference between the payroll and the revenues collected in the account of the initiative Salaries at the Central Bank of Hodeidah branch,” the committee said in a statement.
The committee welcomed the UN Secretary-General’s calls for “a ceasefire in Yemen and the need to start economic and humanitarian steps to prevent the Yemeni people from deteriorating further in the living, health and humanitarian situation, especially with the outbreak of the new Coronavirus (Covid-19) in neighboring countries and potential risks of its spread in Yemen.”
“The lifting of the embargo must be accelerated immediately to ensure the continuity and ease of the flow of medicines, goods and aid,” the committee said in a statement
“We hold all the countries of aggression and those involved in the blockade fully responsible for the slowdown and failure,” the committee added.
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