Our mission is to educate and update the US government and American public on the latest bilateral Yemeni-American issues. The office monitors news coverage of events which is of interest to both nations. This section serves to inform the readership on current developments in Yemen. The responsibilities of the Media and Public Affairs office encompass representing and acting as the Embassy’s spokesperson whereby we are able to respond to U.S. and international press inquiries, assisting Embassy officials in preparation for briefings as well as facilitating media interviews, journalist visits and other activities with both Yemeni Government and Embassy officials. We always welcome your inquires, comments and requests for information.
The Russian Ambassador to Yemen Vladimir Didushkin and the Deputy Minister of Public Works Hussein al-Aqrabi has inspected the damages of the Russian consulate building left by the Houthi war against Aden city in 2015. Didushkin renewed his country's insistence on rehabilitating and re-equipping the consulate.
President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi sent a cable of condolences to his Iraqi counterpart Barham Salih on the loss of dozens of lives as a ferry sank in Iraq's Mosul city.
The Chargé d'Affaires of the Yemeni Embassy in Turkey, Mehdi al-Addhami participated in an emergency meeting convened by the the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) foreign ministers to discuss the repercussions of last Friday's terrorist attack on mosques in New Zealand and fighting Islamophobia.
Yemen's Ambassador to Moscow Ahmed al-Wuhayshi said the UN ceasefire monitors in Yemen collided from the first moment in their mission with Houthi circumventions .