UN envoy congratulates Saudi Arabia for brokering Yemen peace deal

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received UN special envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths. (SPA)

SPA
November 08, 2019

The crown prince reiterated Saudi Arabia’s commitment to all efforts that serve the interests of the Yemeni people

RIYADH: Martin Griffiths, the UN special envoy for Yemen, on Thursday congratulated Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the success of the Kingdom’s efforts in Yemen that helped lead to the signing of the Riyadh Agreement between the Yemeni government and the Southern Transitional Council

The crown prince reiterated Saudi Arabia’s commitment to all efforts that serve the interests of the Yemeni people and contribute to the security and stability of the country. He also expressed hopes that the agreement will pave the way to broader agreements between the Yemeni people that result in a political solution to end the Yemeni crisis.

During their meeting, the two men discussed the latest developments in Yemen and the work that is being done to address them.

Deputy Minister of Defense Prince Khalid bin Salman, State Minister Dr. Musaed Al-Aiban, Chief of General Intelligence Khalid Al-Humaidan, and Saudi Ambassador to Yemen Mohammed Al-Jaber were also present at the meeting.

SOURCE:

https://www.arabnews.com/node/1580871/saudi-arabia

1 reply

  1. JUST to point out: this is not a peace deal for the main Yemeni war between the Houthis and Saudi Arabia and its coalition, but only between the Government supported by Yemen and the Southern rebels.

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