Arab Foreign Ministers Value KSrelief Role, Played, in Yemen

Wednesday 1440/1/2 - 2018/09/12
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Cairo, Muharram 2, 1440, Sep 12, 2018, SPA -- Council of the Arab League (AL) expressed here today thanks to and appreciation of Riyadh-based King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief) for the role, it plays, in Yemen and the recent undertaking that worth $40 million named Masam, for mine clearance project.
This came, in the context of a resolution entitled "Developments of the situation, in Yemen" issued by the 150th ordinary session of the AL council, held at the level of Arab foreign ministers, and headed by Sudan.
The council expressed thanks to and appreciation of Kuwait for fulfilling its full commitments, at the Geneva Conference, to support the humanitarian situation, in Yemen, for the current year, in the amount of $250million.
It also thanked Kuwait for its role in hosting the Yemeni political process and supporting efforts to achieve a comprehensive peace and sustainable development, in Yemen, on the basis of the three agreed upon terms of reference.
Commended the role played by the United Arab Emirates, in supporting relief, humanitarian assistance programs and rehabilitating the infrastructure and services in the liberated areas, in Yemen, the council hailed also assistance and support provided to Yemen from Egypt, Algeria, Sudan, Djibouti and Jordan.
The ministers reaffirmed the continued support of the constitutional legitimacy, in Yemen, headed by President Abdu Rabbo Mansour Hadi and supported the measures taken by the legitimate government aimed at normalizing the situation, ending the coup and restoring security and stability to all Yemeni governorates and stressed the commitment to preserve Yemen's unity, sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity.
Arab foreign ministers supported the position of the Yemeni government and its adherence to the three terms of reference, the GCC initiative and its executive mechanism, the outcomes of the comprehensive national dialogue and the UN Security Council Resolution No. 2216 and related international resolutions as the basis for reaching a comprehensive political settlement, in Yemen.
Yemeni government welcomed the proposals made by the international envoy to keep the port of Hodeida out of the control of the Houthi militias, in order to ensure that the revenues of the port are not diverted for the purpose of financing and directing the war, and in order to pay salaries and meet the needs of citizens, denouncing rejection of the Houthi coup for any of these proposals and indifference to the critical humanitarian conditions the Yemenis undergo.
They condemned the Houthi's intransigence and refusal to attend consultation session called for by the UN Secretary-General's envoy, in Geneva, on September 6, at a time when the Yemeni government was committed to attending and dealing positively with the path of peace and state restoration, in Yemen.
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