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Email from UK permanent representative to the UN

Appears in case: First Administrative Challenge against the Secretary of State for International Trade


United Kingdom


Armed Conflict in Yemen

Recipient State

Saudi Arabia

Document Type

Supporting Evidence

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Email, 31.10.2016

This email contains a statement from the UK permanent representative to the UN on Yemen that states that the UK was ‘shocked and appalled by the terrible loss of life in the airstrikes at a funeral hall’ highlighting the need for accountability. It also references the need to improve the humanitarian situation and the importance of negotiating a peace agreement, such as a Cessation of Hostilities and pledges to continue to support UN efforts to bring peace to Yemen.