Canada condemns attack in Yemen and urges rapid investigation
October 9, 2016 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada
The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement:
“Canada condemns the attack on a funeral hall in Sana’a, Yemen and extends its deepest condolences on the resulting loss of life.
“The Saudi-led coalition must move forward now on its commitment to investigate this incident.
“Canada calls on all parties in Yemen to avoid an escalation of violence as a result of this incident.
“Canada urges all parties to abide by their obligations under international humanitarian law, and to commit to political dialogue and to a lasting cessation of hostilities to halt the tragic loss of civilian life.”
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