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Riyadh expects to return power to the South Yemen government

Saudi Arabia proposed an initiative for reconciliation of the Central government of Yemen and separatists from the Transitional Council of South Yemen will allow the Central government to regain power in the capital of southern Yemen, Aden, said the foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia Faisal bin Farhan.

Early Wednesday, the Saudi authorities declared that they managed to convince the government of Yemen and the separatists, who seized power in Aden, which was announced by the authorities the temporary capital after the capture of Sana'a by Houthi rebels, go for the continuation of the truce and the formation of a new government with the participation of candidates from the South and the North. After that, the separatists abandoned their declared earlier in the southern provinces self-government.

Yemen's President appointed a new Governor of Aden

Yemeni President Abd rabbu Mansour Hadi early Wednesday issued a decree appointing Governor of Aden, one of the leaders of the Transitional Council of the separatist South Yemen Ahmed Hamid Lemlia, said channel "al Jazeera".

The decision on the appointment of the new Governor of Aden was adopted against the background of statements by Saudi Arabia that the consent of the Council and the Central government of Yemen on the implementation of its proposed new mechanism for the implementation of the prisoner last year the Riyadh reconciliation agreement between the separatists and the authorities. This mechanism involves the formation of a new government within 30 days with the inclusion of candidates from the South and the North.

Russia started to print for Yemen's new banknotes

Russia started to print for Yemen, a new banknote makes it in accordance with the previously concluded contract, said at a briefing the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

The representative of the Russian foreign Ministry was asked to comment on media reports about the detention of separatists in Yemen convoy carrying 64 billion reais in banknotes printed by the Central Bank of Yemen in Russia.

The health system in Yemen is on the verge of collapse, said in the UN

The health system in Yemen is on the verge of collapse without the financial support of the United Nations programme in July will begin to stop working to provide the population with clean water, said at a briefing on Friday, the official representatives of the office of the UN high Commissioner for human rights and UN Children's Fund (UNICEF).

"We are alarmed at the desperate situation in Yemen, where the health system is on the verge of collapse, and the fear that countless lives will be lost not only by COVID-19, but also because of malaria, cholera, dengue fever and other diseases. We urge international donors to provide immediate assistance to millions of people who have already survived five years of war," - said the official representative of OHCHR Rupert Colville.

Yemeni Prime Minister condemned the killing of Ruptly stringer

The Prime Minister of Yemen'in Abdul Malik Saeed condemned the killing in the South of videoamanda Ruptly stringer and Agence France-Presse (AFP) Nabil al-Kaiti.

Last Tuesday, unknown persons shot in Aden near his home is known in the South of Yemen independent journalist Nabil al-Kaiti, who has collaborated with many major agencies. At his funeral on Friday gathered thousands of people.

The UN sent in the Yemeni city of Aden humanitarian aid to combat COVID-19

Party medical care to combat coronavirus granted by the UN, arrived in the Yemeni city of Aden, according to a published in the Saturday statement, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Twitter.

"Despite many challenges, UNICEF continues to supply humanitarian aid by air to Yemen. These supplies are needed to combat the spread of coronavirus in the country", - says in the message.

Simonyan reported the threats to the RT stringer in Yemen

Stringer RT Salah al ACLU threaten to kill in Yemen, said the chief editor of the channel Margarita Simonyan.

Simonyan thanked the foreign Ministry and the Russian Ambassador in Yemen to help in the evacuation of the journalist and his family.

The UN has named the country with the highest mortality rate from coronavirus

In the Yemeni port of Aden the highest mortality rate from coronavirus in the world, 17% of patients die, said the UN Secretary-General antónio Guterres.

"There is no more vulnerable country than Yemen. In Aden we have the highest mortality rate in the world from COVID-19 – 17% of those who got sick to die," said Guterres in a press conference.