RIYADH — Saudi-led coalition involved in a war in Yemen referred on Wednesday that the report from the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Yemen as bias, Al Arabiya local news reported.
The alliance asserts its continued cooperation with the UN and other relief agencies to ensure humanitarian access to the civilians in Yemen
The coalition highlighted that the report asserts many inaccuracies regarding false reports that the coalition is obstructing humanitarian access to civilians in Yemen.
In this regard, the alliance asserts its continued cooperation with the United Nations and other relief agencies to ensure humanitarian access to the civilian population in Yemen and to facilitate the flow of commercial goods.
It highlighted that the coalition has cooperated with the team that drafted the report by holding meetings with them and answering all their inquiries. The coalition also facilitated the team's work in visits to Yemen and meeting its requirements.
The coalition affirmed its continued commitment to take all steps to ensure that civilian casualties in its military operations are prevented and that civilians and civilian objects are protected in accordance with the principles of international humanitarian law.
It highlighted that its legal team would respond to the report with full details.
Saudi Arabia has been leading the war in Yemen since March 2015 in support of Yemeni exiled government against Houthi militias.