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YEMEN'S 1000 DAY WAR

EDM (Early Day Motion) 714: tabled on 19 December 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 20 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises that today marks the 1,000 day anniversary of the beginning of the civil war in Yemen; notes that the war has caused the worst humanitarian crisis of this generation with 80 per cent of Yemen's population requiring urgent humanitarian assistance; further notes that the Saudi Arabian supported coalition still enforces a blockade on Yemen that may be in prohibition of international humanitarian law; calls on the Government to use all the leverage that it has to ensure that the coalition blockade is lifted; and urges the Government to use every diplomatic instrument available to bring this conflict to an end.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.