Coalition: Houthis force migrants displace to Saudi Arabia
4/7/2020 11:44:00 PM
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Alsahwa Net-Spokesman of the Saudi-led Coalition, Turki Al-Maleki said on Monday that the Houthis militia force illegal migrants to displace from Yemen towards Saudi Arabia.
He said that the Iran-backed Houthis militants utilize the global outbreak of the Corona pandemic to mount their military activities in Yemen.
The ongoing war in Yemen has never stopped flow of thousands of the African migrants who cross to and through Yemen every year to secure better jobs in the gulf region, according to the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
In 2019, approximately 140,000 migrants arrived Yemen, the IOM reported.
Al-Maleki said that the Houthis militants in Sa’ada shoot at the illegal migrants to force them to move into the Saudi territory.
He affirmed that the Saudi authority deal with waves of the illegal migrants in line to the humanitarian principles.