A Saudi-led coalition launched several air strikes on the Houthi-held capital Sanaa, stoking tensions among Yemen's warring parties as the United Nations struggles to implement a peace deal reached last month.
President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday welcomed at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Ayman Safadi, in which context he encouraged the organisation of a new edition of the Romanian-Jordanian Economic Forum this year.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was in Saudi Arabia on Jan. 14 for talks on a range of Mideast crises, topped by the conflicts in Syria and Yemen, threats from Iran and the Saudi response to the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi last year.
A rebel drone hit Yemen's largest air base on Jan. 10, killing six loyalist soldiers during a military parade in an attack which raises questions over UN-led peace efforts.
A Turkish aid delegation was released by UAE-backed forces in Yemen's coastal city of Aden, according to a delegation member on Dec. 23.
An organization in Germany affiliated with Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), in cooperation with the Turkish Red Crescent, has launched an aid campaign to raise money for people in war-torn Yemen.
The United Nations said Monday it was seeking $5 billion to provide humanitarian aid to some 20 million Yemenis next year -- or about 70 percent of the war-stricken country's population.
Each year, the world body needs an additional billion dollars, UN Under Secretary General and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock said.