SABA - Yemen news agency

Print date: 19-11-2018
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EU increases development aid to Yemen up to 71 mln

SANA'A, July 14 (Saba) - European Commission (EC) announced increase of its development support to Yemen up to €71 million for 2011-2013.

In the closing session of the 17th Yemeni-European meeting, the EC affirmed its commitment to offer all kinds of support to help the Yemeni government to carry out the economic and political reforms agenda which has been adopted by Yemen since 1995.

The EC side highlighted steps taken to normalize humanitarian and security situation in Saada, pointing out to the readiness to contribute to efforts of rebuilding damaged region in Saada.

The government side valued concern of the European side with support of the development and reforms processes in Yemen, calling for further support the country to face problems of refugees and displacement.

The two-day meeting was concluded on Wednesday in Sana'a capital.