Saudi Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman held talks in Riyadh on Thursday with United Nations envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths means to support the political process in the war-torn country.
They covered efforts to implement the Stockholm agreement.
Prince Khalid briefed Griffiths on Saudi Arabia’s efforts to resolve the conflict, including its sponsorship of dialogue between the legitimate government and Southern Transitional Council. The envoy hailed those efforts.
He underscored the central role played by Saudi Arabia and the efforts of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, in backing the UN mission to reach a political solution.
Griffiths briefed Prince Khalid on the progress in implementing the Hodeidah agreement, especially in activating the mechanism to monitor the ceasefire.