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Yemen’s President Meets with US, UN Envoys

Yemen’s President Meets with US, UN Envoys

Friday, 17 September, 2021 - 08:45
Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi during his meeting with UN envoy to Yemen Hans Grundberg and the accompanying delegation (Saba News)

Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi affirmed the government's full support for the mission of the UN envoy to reach a comprehensive ceasefire.

Hadi said after meeting the UN envoy to Yemen, Hans Grundberg, in Riyadh that peace has always been Yemen's option and "we'll continue to seek peace as this is the choice of life for our people."

During the meeting, the Yemeni President reviewed the roots of the Yemeni crisis caused by the Houthi militia and the reasons for the insurgents’ obstruction of the political process.

He also touched on Tehran's role in the country and the militia's affiliation to the Iranian agenda aimed at destabilizing Yemen and the region.

The President also met with the US envoy to Yemen, Tim Lenderking, to discuss the ongoing efforts to realize peace and end the war in Yemen.

"We do agree with the US about the strategic issues, namely, not to transform the Iranian experiment to Yemen and the region, secure international marine lines, and fight terrorism."

Hadi also asserted Yemen's support to all regional and international efforts to reach permanent and comprehensive peace based on the GCC's Initiative, outcomes of the National Dialogue, and Security Council resolutions.

He noted the importance of international pressure on the militias to end the escalation and targeting of innocents, displacement camps, and other actions on cities and ports.

The US envoy confirmed Washington's support for Hadi and the government's efforts to achieve peace. He also affirmed support for Yemen and its unity, and for the efforts to achieve peace.

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