Today, the Undersecretary of Marib Governorate, Dr. Abd Rabbo Moftah, discussed with a delegation from the Ethiopian government headed by Ambassador in the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Salmon Tardersa, and the team of the International Organization for Migration implementing the voluntary return program for Ethiopian refugees from the governorate, the conditions of the Ethiopian refugees in the governorate.
The meeting reviewed the executive steps of the program and the facilities provided by the local authority to start implementing the first phase, which targets 1,500 refugees, by starting to receive those wishing to return from next Sunday.
And during the meeting pointed out The agent is a key to the depth of the relationship between the two countries, and the deal humane For Ethiopian refugees, treating them like Yemenis, and providing aid humanity Despite the difficult and exceptional circumstances that the country, the governorate, and the war are going through, as a result of the coup of the Houthi militia terrorist Affiliate for Iran Noting that the governorate has so far hosted more than 35,000 Ethiopian refugees, in addition to refugees from African countries Other .
He added that other groups are still arriving successively. They were allowed to live their lives freely without harassment, and security and legal protection was provided to them, stressing that the local authority will provide all support and facilities to implement the voluntary return program implemented by the International Organization for Migration.
For his part, the Ethiopian delegation expressed appreciation and thanks to the government of his country for the humanitarian and fraternal stance with the Ethiopian refugees, which was confirmed by the testimonies of a number of refugees in the governorate.. Noting that the delegation will work with the organization to return the largest number of those wishing to the homeland.