The UAE welcomes the extension of the armistice in Yemen

The UAE welcomed the extension of the armistice in the Republic of Yemen for another two months in compliance with the terms of the Basic Agreement and the initiative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia announced in March 2021.

In a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the UAE praised the efforts made by the United Nations and the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy in Yemen, Hans Grundberg, to reach a permanent ceasefire and therefore a political solution to the Yemeni crisis in so as to strengthen the pace and stability in Yemen and the region.

The statement called on the international community to support the armistice commitment, underlining the pivotal role played by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in achieving stability and security in Yemen, reaffirming the UAE’s commitment to supporting the people Yemeni and uphold its legitimate aspirations for development and prosperity within the framework of its policy in support of all that fulfills the interests of the peoples of the Region.