YEMEN Press Agency

FM meets UN Envoy’s Office Director

SANAA, Jan. 14 (YPA) – Minister of Foreign Affairs Hisham Sharaf on Tuesday met with Director of the Office of the Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General to Yemen, Nicola Davies.

During the meeting, they reviewed the recent efforts of the UN envoy and his visits to a number of countries in the region.

Sharaf called on the UN envoy to ask the Security Council, during his next briefing to the Council on Thursday, to support confidence-building measures, which are urgent humanitarian measures that would contribute to alleviate the repercussions of the humanitarian catastrophe created by the aggression countries.

He explained that among these measures are neutralizing the economy, paying salaries of all state employees, reopening of Sanaa International Airport, and non-obstructing the entry of ships loaded with oil derivatives, food and commercial supplies.

In the meeting, Davies confirmed the continuation of the United Nations efforts to reach a peaceful political solution.