Yemen

FM says Houthis escalate militarily despite Yemen coronavirus fears

RIYADH-SABA Yemen’s Foreign Minister said the Houthi militants are escalating military hostilities despite the UN calls for ceasefire in order to ready the warring parties for preventing a likely coronavirus outbreak in the country. Mohammed al-Hadhrami told the Swedish foreign minister Anne Lindy in a phone conversation today the government …

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Yemen’s ambassador in UN: Consultations cannot succeed under Houthi obstinacy

NEW YORK- SABA The Government of Yemen has confirmed that any political consultations will not succeed under Houthi breaches of previous international agreements, military escalations and economic war, aggressive measures against humanitarian workers and looting relief from the mouths of the hungry people. “The admirable objective is realizing sustainable peace …

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Gov’t suspension of RCC membership to ‘review feasibility of Stockholm Agreement’

RIYADH-SABA Yemen’s foreign minister said the government’s suspension of its membership in the Redeployment Coordination Committee which oversees mutual redeployment of government forces and Houthi rebels in Hodeidah is meant to review the feasibility of the Stockholm Agreement. In a meeting with the US ambassador to Yemen Christopher Henzel here …

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Govt suspends its team involvement in the RCC, holds Houthi militia accountable

ADEN-SABA ‏The Yemeni Government announced that it has decided to suspend the governmental team engagement in the Redeploymnet Coordination Committee (RCC) under Hodeidah agreement, holding Houthi militia accountable for this. ‏The Foreign Ministry stated in a statement Wednesday evening that the government has suspended its involvement in the RCC due …

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Yemen, Netherlands discuss latest developments

RIYADH-SABA Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad al-Hadhrami discussed Wednesday with the Ambassador of the Netherlands to Yemen Ambassador Arma Marie van Duron mutual relations between the two countries and latest developments in Yemen. Houthi escalations and attacks against civilians, peace process and efforts of the UN envoy to Yemen Martin …

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