Yemen

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General (15 December 2017) - Yemen

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Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the Special Envoy for Yemen, wrapped up a three‑day visit to the United Arab Emirates, where he said he had productive and constructive meetings with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Anwar Gargash, and senior officials to discuss the conflict in Yemen, including the humanitarian situation and the best way to advance a political solution. The Special Envoy also met with a number of senior leaders of the General People's Congress to offer his sincere condolences on the death of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh and [to discuss] the best way to put an end to the conflict in Yemen. He added that what is happening in Sana'a is unacceptable and said that we need to put an end to the targeting of GPC leaders, activists and their families.