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The UN Security Council demanded that the Houthis stop attacks on ships

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun29,2024

The UN Security Council demanded that the Houthis stop attacks on ships

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The UN Security Council approved a resolution demanding that Yemen's Houthis stop attacks on ships.

The document also calls for an urgent search for solutions to maritime security problems in the most important waterway in the Middle East.

< p>The resolution does not mention that Iran-backed rebels say they are staging attacks because of the Israeli-Hamas war in Gaza, reports  Associated Press.

The resolution also extends the requirement for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to report monthly on Houthi attacks in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden.

The resolution was adopted with 12 votes in favor and no votes against. nobody. However, Russia, China and Algeria abstained.

Due to the Houthi strikes, shipping on this route, which is of great importance for the markets of Asia, the Middle East and Europe, has sharply declined.

However, the Houthis declare that they will continue the campaign as long as there is war in the Gaza Strip.

Prepared by: Sergei Daga

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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