Yemen too violent for energy work

21 Oct 2016   Yemen

Despite a brief halt to the fighting, the security situation in Yemen is too volatile to return to production, Austrian energy company OMV said. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry this week expressed support for a three-day halt to the fighting in Yemen. All warring factions in the country agreed to a proposal offered by a Saudi-led collation and the United Nations to halt fighting as of Wednesday. “We ask the parties to take all steps necessary to advance the implementation of this cessation, call on them to sustain it, and strongly encourage its unconditional renewal,” Kerry said in a statement earlier this week. A military spokesman told state news agency Saba that, as of Thursday, the truce held, though Yemeni forces […]

Tags:

Comments are closed.