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VIOLENCE IN YEMEN AND THE MIDDLE EAST

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2494: tabled on 17 June 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 25 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House expresses its concern at the recent escalation of violence in Yemen and the surrounding region; condemns the Houthi missile strikes on Abha airport in Saudi Arabia on 13 June 2019, in which 26 civilians were wounded; notes that this came only one month after Houthi forces claimed armed drone strikes on Saudi oil pump stations; condemns the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, also on 13 June 2019; deplores the Coalition airstrikes carried out on the same day in Sana’a; recognises the unforgivable continuation of this violence, when over 70,000 have died in the war in Yemen; and calls for all sides in Yemen to implement the Stockholm Agreement to achieve peace.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.