UN Special Envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg concludes visit to Riyadh
Amman, 5 October 2021 – The United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg concluded today a three-day visit to Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Mr. Grundberg met with Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs, Faisal bin Farhan, Saudi ambassador to Yemen Mohamed Al Jaber and other senior Saudi officials. He also met with Yemeni Vice President Ali Mohsen and senior Yemeni officials.
“Ending the conflict and reaching a comprehensive and inclusive political solution that meets the aspirations of Yemenis should be the primary and urgent objective of all relevant actors. It is a shared responsibility that require everyone’s full commitment to peace efforts,” Mr. Grundberg said.
While in Riyadh, Mr. Grundberg also met with the European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the EU Commission, Josep Borrell, the State Secretary of the German Federal Foreign Office Miguel Berger, and diplomats from the permanent members of the Security Council.
Mr. Grundberg will travel today from Riyadh to Aden, Yemen.