The UN Special Envoy welcomes end to hostilities progress
Kuwait- The UN Special Envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, welcomed reports that indicate tangible progress in bringing an end to hostilities and an improvement in the general security situation in Yemen.“Reports indicate real improvement in the situation which reflects the parties’ commitment to the cessation of hostilities. The De-escalation and Coordination Committee and the Local Committees, are exerting extraordinary efforts to ensure the safety and security of Yemenis,“ he said. “It is clear that these efforts and the recommendations from the members of the delegations assigned to follow-up on support for the cessation of hostilities, are contributing to the stabilization of the security situation in the country”.
Building on these positive developments, the Special Envoy began consultations with the Heads of the delegations today on a General Framework for the talks, proposed by the United Nations, and that will be discussed by the two delegations over the coming days.