Amman, 4 June 2019 - The UN Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths extends his heartfelt greetings to the Yemeni people on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr.
Thank you very much.
Thank you, Mr. President for giving me the opportunity to brief this Council.
Today, of course, I am very pleased to report to the Council on progress in the implementation of the Hudaydah agreement.
The Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary General for Yemen will meet the Yemeni parties in Amman on Tuesday 14 May, to discuss implementation of the economic provisions of the Hudayda Agreement reached in Sweden in December 2018.
Following constructive discussions with both parties, there is significant progress towards an agreement to implement phase one of the redeployments of the Hudayda agreement.
The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, stressed the importance for the parties in Yemen to immediately start implementing phase one of the redeployments in Hudayda.