Leadership Council Chairman receives UN Special Envoy

Riyadh – Saba

President Dr. Rashad Mohammed Al-Alimi, Chairman of the Presidential Leadership Council, received today, Wednesday, United Nations Special Envoy Hans Grundberg.

The Chairman of the Presidential Leadership Council was briefed by the UN envoy regarding his recent coordinated contacts with officials in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Sultanate of Oman, and the international community to resume a comprehensive Yemeni political process under the auspices of the United Nations.

The meeting touched on developments in the Yemeni situation, including developments in Saudi mediation for a comprehensive ceasefire, alleviating the suffering of the Yemeni people, and reviving the peace path in accordance with its national, regional, and international references.

The Chairman of the Presidential Leadership Council affirmed the Council and the government’s support for the efforts of the United Nations, and the mandate and tasks of its special envoy related to the implementation of Security Council resolutions, in particular Resolution 2216.

His Excellency also stressed the necessity of exerting maximum pressure on the Houthi militias and pushing them towards seriously engaging with the ongoing efforts to renew the truce, expand its humanitarian benefits, and achieve the aspirations of the Yemeni people to restore state institutions, security, stability and development.