Embassy of Republic of Yemen Condemns Houthis for Illegal Death Sentence of 30 Political Prisoners, Urges International Community to Act
TAIZ-SABA The National Commission for Enquiry into human rights abuse claims held a workshop in Taiz today on abuse reporting and referral mechanisms between the Commission and the protection and law enforcement institutions. The workshop aimed at regulating the Commission's institutional relationship with the agencies working to monitor, document and protect human rights in order to expand the circle of access to information and determine the route for referring confirmed cases to the law enforcement agencies.
RIYADH-SABA Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad al-Hadhrami discussed Wednesday with Sweden Envoy to Yemen Peter Semneby national and regional developments and efforts of the government for supporting peace efforts and UN envoy's efforts. They two parties also discussed aftermaths of the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council's armed rebellion against the government in Aden and other southern provinces. Al-Hadhrami renewed Yemen's denouncement to terrorist attack against Saudi Aramco facilities, confirming support of Yemen to Saudi Arabia for practicing its right to defend itself and taking any measures for protecting its security and stability. He pointed to continuous Iranian threat to security and stability of the region and continuous support to its militias and providing them with weapons and funds, as stark violation to international law and relevant UN resolutions. "Houthi continuous stubbornness and abducting many issues complicating living conditions of citizens and employing them politically are not acceptable," said al-Hadhrami, adding that Houthi militia continuously rejects President Hadi's initiative for opening Sana'a Airport for internal flights, holding Houthi militia full responsibility of continuous closure of the airport. "It is not reasonable an armed militia overthrew the state takes control of Sana'a Airport and at the same time accuses others of closing it," he said. For his part, the Sweden Envoy confirmed his country's support to the internationally-recognized government and exerting efforts with active countries for helping Yemen out of its crisis. He also expressed Sweden's support to efforts of the UN envoy in this regard.
BEIRUT-SABA Yemen's Ambassador to Beirut Abdullah al-Duais discussed Wednesday with the Secretary General of Lebanese Foreign Ministry and Expatriates Hani al-Shemaitly latest political developments in Yemen. Al-Duais reviewed situation developments in Aden after the UAE- backed Southern Transitional Council's armed rebellion and UAE air raids against the national army in Aden and Abyan leaving hundreds of killed and injured people. He confirmed government's rejection to arming and supporting military groups out of the state, pointing to Saudi Arabia's positive role for correcting mistakes through calling for dialogues and supporting internationally recognized government. For his part, Ambassador al-Shemaitly confirmed Lebanese government's support to Yemen's government for imposing its sovereignty across its territories and protecting its Yemen's unity and security. He hoped finding a political solution as soon as possible for ending suffering of the Yemeni people.
VIENNA - SABA Yemen participated today in the 63rd session of the General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria. In a speech at the conference, the head of Yemen's delegation Ambassador Haytham Shujaa al-Deen pointed out to Yemen's deep concern over the escalating steps taken by Iran in violation of the requirements of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and UN Security Council Resolution 2231 of 2015. He called on Iran to stop the escalation and to fulfil its commitments in the Plan of Action. He condemned the cowardly terrorist attack on two Aramco oil facilities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, affirming that the Yemeni leadership, government and people stand with the Kingdom against all that affects its security and stability. He pointed out that Yemen welcomes the idea of organizing a conference on the establishment of a zone free of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East next November in New York.
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