Note to correspondents – in response to questions on Yemen and Saudi Arabia
In response to questions on a reported missile attack today, the Spokesman had the following to say:
The Secretary-General expresses concern over the reported missile attack on Aramco oil facilities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for which the Houthis have claimed responsibility.
The Secretary-General recalls that attacks targeting civilian targets and infrastructure violate international humanitarian law.
The Secretary-General calls upon all actors to exercise maximum restraint and to demonstrate a serious commitment to engage in the UN-facilitated political process and reach a negotiated political settlement to end the conflict and the suffering of the Yemeni people.
New York, 23 November 2020