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The Arab League Secretary General assessed the situation in Yemen

The Secretary-General of the League of Arab States (LAS), Ahmed Abu al-Gheit urged the international community to urgently allocate funding for UN programmes in Yemen, which without such support would be in a catastrophic situation, said in a Monday statement, the General Secretariat of the Arab League.

Earlier in June, the official representatives of the office of the UN high Commissioner for human rights and UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said that 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. The official representative of OHCHR Rupert Colville said that the Yemeni hospitals ceased to accept people with symptoms of infection COVID-19 due to the lack of beds, medicines, medical personnel and clean water. If funding is not provided, 30 of 41 UN programme in the country will be closed in the coming weeks, said Colville.

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.

The UN was sorry about the possible impact of the U.S. decision on the independence of the ICC

UN deplores potential impact of the U.S. decision on the independence of the International criminal court, said at a briefing on Friday a spokesman for the office of the UN high Commissioner for human rights Rupert Colville.

Earlier, the White house announced that President Donald trump has signed a decree on sanctions against individuals associated with the investigations of the ICC in relation to military and other officials in the United States, accusing this international structure in biased investigations and corruption, and suspecting the influence of Russia.