Yemeni Foreign Minister, Sweden's Special Envoy for Yemen, Discuss Latest Developments

Tuesday 1441/6/3 - 2020/01/28
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Riyadh, January 28, 2020, SPA -- Yemeni Foreign Minister Mohammed Al-Hadrami discussed today with Sweden's Special Envoy for Yemen Peter Semneby the situation and developments in Yemen, in light of the recent escalation prompted by Houthi militias including systematic violations and their impact on the peace process. Discussions also covered the efforts the UN envoy is exerting and cast light on Stockholm Agreement.
During the meeting, the Yemeni Foreign Minister said that the Yemeni government was and is still keen on peace option, citing the strenuous efforts it has exerted to help the UN envoy facilitate his mission in Yemen, especially with regard to the implementation of Hodeidah Agreement.
For his part, the Swedish envoy extended condolences on the death of victims due to a recent brutal Houthi militia attack on a mosque in Ma'rib Governorate, expressing concern over the restrictions imposed on the humanitarian work, causing further deterioration of the humanitarian situation.
20:59 LOCAL TIME 17:59 GMT