Yemen: Statement by the Spokesperson on breach of former US Embassy and detention of Embassy and UN staff

23 Nov: Yemen: Statement by the Spokesperson on breach of former US Embassy and detention of Embassy and UN staff

(Source: EEAS)

The European Union joins the United Nations Security Council in condemning the intrusion by fighters of Houthi movement Ansar Allah into the compound formerly used as the US Embassy in Sana’a, and the continued incarceration of Yemenis currently or formerly employed by the United States and United Nations there. We call on Ansar Allah to leave the compound, stop arrests and detentions and release all detained immediately.  

The EU condemns the threats and harassment targeting current and former staff of diplomatic and international missions in the country.

The EU also joins the UN Security Council in recalling …