Embassy of Republic of Yemen Condemns Houthis for Illegal Death Sentence of 30 Political Prisoners, Urges International Community to Act
RIYADH-SABA Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad al-Hadhrami discussed Thursday with Chinese Ambassador to Yemen Kang Yong peace process and situation developments in provinces of Aden and Abyan over UAE-backed Transitional Council's armed rebellion. Al-Hadhrami valued Chinese position supporting Yemen's legality and security and unity of Yemen and support for reaching a solution on the bases of the three references; the GCC Initiative, the outcomes of the National Dialogue Conference and UN Resolution 2216. Regarding peace process and implementing Stockholm agreement, al-Hadhrami pointed out that the government is dealing positively with efforts of the UN envoy to Yemen in accordance with the three references, confirming that implementing Stockholm agreement is a key for a new round of consultations. For his part, Chinese Ambassador confirmed his country's support to government and to security and stability of Yemen, expressing his country rejection to violence for the sake of political gains. He confirmed Chinese support to UN envoy's efforts for reaching to a solution to Yemeni crisis on the bases of the three references.
ADDIS ABABA-SABA The acting Yemeni ambassador toAddis AbabaYahya al-Eryani has briefed the Director of Middle East at the Ethiopian Foreign Ministry on the rebellion and seizure of the temporary capital Adenby the armed separatists from the Southern Transitional Council. Hesaid that if not the full support of the United Arab Emirates, the STC would not have been able to seize the city. He referred to the government's insistence on the immediate withdrawal of the separatists and immediate stop of Emirati support to them.
VIENNA-SABA Yemen's Ambassador to Vienna HaithamShuga'ddin discussed Thursday with Deputy Director of the Middle East Department Andreas Andle situation development in the transitional capital Aden after armed rebellion carried out by transitional council against state institutions. He confirmed that such armed rebellion and a coup against the state undermine regaining the state and efforts of the government to carry out its duties from the transitional capital Aden. They coup and rebellion also diminish efforts of providing services to citizens and normalizing conditions in liberated provinces. For his part, the Austrian official renewed his country's support to Yemen and its security and stability, confirming significance of regaining the state and realizing peace on the bases of UN resolutions and Austrian support to efforts of the UN envoy.
RIYADH-SABA Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad al-Hadhrami discussed Thursday with UK Ambassador to Yemen Michael Aron latest developments in Yemen, including peace process and repercussion of UAE- backed Transitional Council's armed rebellion in Aden and Abyan. He confirmed that the government of Yemen will use its legal and constitutional means to end the rebellion in accordance with the national and international mechanism as the rebellion breaches the constitution of the republic of Yemen and violates international resolutions confirms Yemen's unity and stability. Al-Hadhrami pointed to dangerous situation of Safer Tanker floating at Ras Isa, warning of Houthi militia delay and repeated hindrance of arrival UN team to uate the tanker. He called international community, especially members of the Security Council to practice more pressure on Houthi militia on this regard. "The United Nations must be clear and frank on unearthing Houthi hindrance of the team's work for avoiding environment catastrophe," he added. For his part, the UK diplomat renewed his country position supporting the government and keenness on regaining stability and safety in southern provinces and boosting state institutions under the government.
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