Yemeni Government: Iran's negative stance towards Saudi initiative aims to prolong the crisis

Thursday 1442/8/12 - 2021/03/25
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Aden, March 25, 2021, SPA -- The Yemeni Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak, has affirmed that the Iranian negative stance towards the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's initiative to end the Yemeni crisis aims to prolong it.
During a phone call made with the British Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa Affairs, James Cleverley, the Yemeni minister affirmed the importance of the Saudi initiative as an opportunity to end the crisis in Yemen and achieve peace, noting the international welcome of the initiative.
During the call, the two sides discussed developments in the political, military and humanitarian situations in Yemen, according to the official Yemeni News Agency (Saba).
For his part, the British Minister of State reiterated his country's welcome of the Saudi initiative to end the Yemeni crisis and its keenness to contribute to efforts of peacemaking in Yemen, affirming the British's support for Yemen's unity, sovereignty and its territorial integrity.
01:42 LOCAL TIME 22:42 GMT