Britain announces 160 million pounds in humanitarian aid to Yemen -minister


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  • Tuesday, 02 Jun 2020

FILE PHOTO: Children wearing protective masks look from behind a window during a 24-hour curfew amid concerns about the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Sanaa, Yemen May 6, 2020. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah/

DUBAI (Reuters) - Britain announced on Tuesday 160 million pounds ($201 million) in humanitarian aid to Yemen, James Cleverly, the Foreign Office minister for the Middle East and North Africa, told a pledging conference to help the war-torn country.

Saudi Arabia hosted a virtual U.N. conference to help raise some $2.4 billion to counter funding shortages for aid operations in Yemen.

(Reporting by Aziz El Yaakoubi and Nafisa Eltahir; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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