UN Envoy in Yemen: a political solution must be found to end the conflict

The Special Envoy of the Secretary General of the United Nations in Yemen concluded, Hans GrundbergToday, Tuesday, 3 days visit to Riyadh, in direction Aden. “The primary and urgent goal of all parties concerned must be an end to the conflict and a holistic and inclusive political solution that meets the aspirations of the Yemenis, a responsibility that requires a full commitment to efforts to pace”said Grundberg.

The United Nations envoy met the Saudi Foreign Minister, Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah, and the Kingdom’s ambassador in Yemen, Muhammad Al Jaber. He also met with the Yemeni Vice President, Ali Mohsen, and a number of senior Yemeni officials.

He also met with the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, the Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell, the Minister of State at the German Foreign Ministry, Miguel Berger, and the diplomats of the five permanent members of the Security Council.

Saudi initiative

That tour came to the serious envoy in the midst of an international effort to revive negotiations and push for a solution to the Yemeni crisis.

Interestingly, Saadia was announced by the Saudi Foreign Minister, Prince Faisal bin Farhan bin AbdullahOn March 22 he announced a new initiative of pace to end the war in Yemen. Bin Farhan explained at the time that “the Saudi initiative provides for a ceasefire in the whole country, under the supervision of the United Nations “.

He also added that “the Saudi-led coalition will loosen the blockade of the port of Hodeidah, and the tax revenue of the port will go to a joint bank account with the central bank, and allow the reopening of the Sanaa airport for a specific number of destinations. direct regional and international “.

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