UK government welcomes new Yemen peace agreement

7 Nov 2019 12:01 PM

The Government of Yemen and the Southern Transitional Council recently (05 November 2019) signed an agreement in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

An FCO spokesperson recently said:

The UK welcomes the signing of the Riyadh Agreement between the Government of Yemen and the Southern Transitional Council.

Recognising the difficult political, humanitarian and security situation in the South of Yemen, we applaud the efforts of Saudi Arabia in seeking to re-establish security and stability in the region.

We fully support the Saudi-mediated Riyadh Agreement as a positive and important step towards a comprehensive political solution for Yemen.

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