UN humanitarian chief warns against complacency over progress in Yemen

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UN humanitarian chief warns against complacency over progress in Yemen

UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Mark Lowcock has warned against complacency over the success of UN-brokered Yemen talks.

He told Security Council that working toward peace in Yemen must be accelerated as there is a long way to go.

Lowcock appealed for funding of UN response plan saying that humanitarian situation in the country is getting worse.

Meanwhile, China has applauded outcome of intra-Yemeni talks held in Sweden.

Speaking at a Security Council meeting on Yemen, China's permanent representative to UN, Ma Zhaoxu called for implementation of the agreement by the international community.