| Ministry of Transport : Closing Airport of Aden Expandsthe Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen. (2018.01.28)|
Ministry of transport stressed the necessity of opening international airport of Sana'a for travellers and patients especially after closing Aden international airport because of the recent situation and lose of security at Aden city. The minister of transport said to the Yemen News Agency Saba " the sad Updates at city of Aden caused in threatening the safety and security of civil aviation and closing Aden international Airport and hindering the access of the passengers which is often humanitarian trips for critical health cases. The minster noted to hundreds of binding Yemeni people at the international airports who was supposed to arrive home today ,in addition to hundreds of patients at Aden international airport who needs to travel for treatment abroad. The major general Alshami stressed that closing Sana'a international airport for humanitarian and civil trips increased ring of the humanitarian situation in Yemen initially; and Sana'a international airport is closed for one year and six month, noting that Sana'ainternational Airport is the main gate of Yemen. He added " we must treat the humanitarian situation neutrally and be committed to the international humanitarian law and not interfere into the basic humanitarian work. The minister of transport cleared that closing Sana'a international airport by the collation of aggression led by Stadia considered as one of the basic reasons for increasing the ring of the humanitarian situation in Yemen and causing the biggest humanitarian crises as mentioned by the united nations. The minster Alshami also confirmed the readiness of Sana'a international Airport to receive all the civil trips according to the international procedures and criteria by the international civil aviation organization (ICAO). The ministry of transport readdressed the international community , united nation, international and human rights organization to persuade the collation of aggression to open Sana'a international Airport and all Yemeni international airports for the civil trips especially Yemenia International Airways ,the official transporter of the republic of Yemen , according to international regularly rules and procedures stressing the importance of opening Airports despite of any political deal because of the civil and humanitarian aspect in Yemen.