New Britain-Yemeni Crisis | - dailyyemen
Diplomatic sources confirmed, on Wednesday, a new crisis between Yemen and Britain, this came in the wake of Sanaa’s response in an official way to the recent statements of the British ambassador, in which he threatened to close the port of Hodeida.
The sources reported that Britain is officially outside the truce extension negotiations. Referring to the worsening situation between Britain and Sana’a. Sana’a had officially responded to the British ambassador’s recent statements.
Brigadier Abdullah bin Amer, deputy director of the Moral Guidance Department, said that Sana’a responded firmly on Richard Benheim’s statements and that the ambassador heard a response he had not heard before.
Bin Amer hinted that Sanaa’s response included an explicit threat to target ports and airports, in the event that the port is closed on the basis of “every action there is a reaction.”
Britain, which through its citizen, former UN envoy Martin Griffiths, formulated the Sweden agreement on Hodeida, is trying to pressure to impose its own agenda during the course of negotiations to extend the armistice.
After the British threats, the coalition resumed seizing fuel ships and taking them to Jizan port, according to what was announced by the Yemeni Oil Company in a statement.