Saudi Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman stressed on Sunday the Saudi-led Arab coalition's keenness on restoring security, peace and stability in Yemen.
He held talks in Riyadh with Yemeni Prime Minister Dr. Maeen Abdulmalik and several of his ministers.
Prince Khalid highlighted Riyadh's welcoming of the two-month ceasefire in Yemen that was declared United Nations envoy Hans Grundberg on Friday. He noted that it is in line with Saudi initiative that was announced in March 2021 with the aim of ending the crisis in Yemen and reaching a lasting comprehensive political solution.
He said the Kingdom hopes the latest truce would push forward political efforts aimed at reaching a political settlement at the intra-Yemeni consultations that are being hosted by the Gulf Cooperation Council in Riyadh.
The talks had kicked off last week and will conclude on April 7.
For his part, Abdulmalik hailed Saudi Arabia's constant support to the Yemeni people, the legitimate government and the security and stability of Yemen.
He remarked that the intra-Yemeni consultations give hope to the people and are a major support of the government's efforts to achieve security, stability and prosperity.
He hoped the consultations will lead to proposals that serve the people.