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Yemen's UN Envoy to Assume Duties on Sept. 5

Yemen's UN Envoy to Assume Duties on Sept. 5

Tuesday, 24 August, 2021 - 09:45
FILE PHOTO: Members of the United Nations Security Council gather during a meeting in New York, US, February 26, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

UN Special Envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg will assume his duties from Sept. 5 and will brief the Security Council for the first time next month, his office said on Tuesday.

The 15-member Security Council approved the appointment of Grundberg, a Swedish diplomat, this month to replace Martin Griffiths, who became the UN aid chief.

Griffiths, a Briton, had been serving as the UN’s Special Envoy for Yemen since 2018.

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