Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Announces USD 500 Million to Yemen during the Opening Ceremony of Yemen High-Level Pledging Event 2020 8 Riyadh

Tuesday 1441/10/10 - 2020/06/02
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For his part, Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah affirmed that this conference highlights the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's leading role and the international community's keenness of the Yemeni crisis, disclosing that his country supports of the UN Secretary General's efforts.
He also appreciated efforts exerted by the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen to converge viewpoints and reach a final solution.
Meanwhile, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation Affairs Reem Al-Hashemi thanked the Kingdom for hosting this important conference, hailing the Kingdom's efforts in supporting legitimacy.
She affirmed that the United Arab Emirates stands with all matters helping peace in Yemen.
For his part, Bahraini Foreign Minister Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani thanked the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for its enormous efforts to restore legitimacy in Yemen and help the Yemeni people.
He announced that Bahrain supports all UN efforts to settle security and peace in Yemen.
Then, the participants delivered speeches where they hailed the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's efforts in hosting this important conference in light of Covid-19 pandemic.
--SPA
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