• February 22, 2018
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UN hails GCC keenness for stability in Yemen

UN envoy discusses political, security and humanitarian developments with Al Zayani

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15:53 February 7, 2018

Riyadh: Dr Abdul Latif Bin Rashid Al Zayani, Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, has received Esmail Ould Shaikh Ahmad, the outgoing UN Special Envoy to Yemen.

He commended his efforts during his tenure to help the Yemeni parties reach a political settlement that puts an end to the conflict, on the basis of the GCC Initiative, the outcome of the National Dialogue and UN Security Council Resolution 2216.

The UN envoy thanked Al Zayani for his support, praising GCC states for seeking an end to the conflict in Yemen and achieving security and stability. He lauded GCC states’ efforts to dispatch humanitarian relief to all Yemeni governorates to alleviate people’s suffering.

The two sides discussed latest political, security and humanitarian developments in Yemen.