LONDON: On Saturday, the Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi militia in Yemen announced that The “G Muse” ship was released after being held for 62 days by Houthi militia at the port of Hodeidah.
The coalition also added that there are at present four boats docked in the port of Hodeidah waiting to unload their cargo.On the other hand, there are four others are waiting to enter the port.
“A ship is tied down in Salif port, while another is holding up to enter it,” the coalition said.
The port of Hodeidah is Yemen’s primary lifeline for the import of humanitarian aid, however it is additionally a conductor for sneaking weapons to the Iranian-backed Houthis, including segments of rockets propelled from northern Yemen and aimed at cities in Saudi Arabia.
Martin Griffiths, the UN envoy has been conducting shuttle diplomacy in search of a political solution that would turn away a hard and fast military attack on the Houthi-held port city of Hodeidah by the coalition.
On Monday, Griffiths is expected to hold a meeting with Yemen’s President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi.