Riyadh oil aid to help Sanaa end severe crisis

By SIRAJ WAHAB | ARAB NEWS

DAMMAM: Saudi Arabia has promised to donate fuel to Yemen with a view to helping the neighboring country tide over severe economic crisis and rising fuel shortage.

The decision to help Yemen was first taken by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah after the formation of a unity government on Dec. 7.

“King Abdullah has given instructions to provide all the urgent needs of Yemen, especially petroleum products,” Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal was quoted as saying in a phone call with Yemeni Prime Minister Mohammad Basindawa earlier this month.

According to Reuters, Saudi Aramco will buy oil products from the market but will ask the supplier to discharge the cargo in Yemen instead of in Saudi ports.

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