JEDDAH, 15th August, 2016 (WAM) — The Command of the Coalition Forces to support the legitimacy of Yemen will reopen Sanaa International Airport starting Monday for air flights of the United Nations and other international humanitarian organisations.

The Yemeni News Agency quoted the Command of the Coalition as saying in a statement, “For the safety of humanitarian workers, the alliance must be informed in advance of such trips. This will be conditional on the status of military operations in at the time.”

The statement added that to ensure the safety and security of humanitarian aid workers, the coalition suspended in advance air flights from August 9th until August 15th. During this period, the coalition received 12 requests, none of which included relief or humanitarian supplies, but all of them were related to the transfer of employees of international organisations.