India deeply worried over increase in threats arising out of Yemen: Amb Tirumurti
By Yoshita Singh
United Nations, Jan 14 (PTI) India has said that it is “deeply worried” by the increase in threats arising out of Yemen on commercial ships navigating the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden last year, saying this trend threatens safe passage of commercial vessels and maritime security in the region and called for the UN Security Council’s immediate attention and deliberation on the issue.
India’s Permanent Representative to the UN T S Tirumurti, speaking on Thursday at the UN Security Council meeting on Middle East (Yemen), said the year 2020 “witnessed an increase in threats” arising out of Yemen on commercial ships navigating the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden.
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