The Security Council holds a consultation session on Yemen

English - Wednesday 17 May 2023 الساعة 05:44 pm
Aden, NewsYemen:

On Wednesday, the UN Security Council will hold its monthly meeting to follow up on the situation in Yemen and discuss military and humanitarian developments and developments in the country.

According to the monthly schedule of the Security Council, the session, which will be followed by closed consultations, will be attended by the UN Special Envoy to Yemen, Hans Grundberg, the Head of the Response Support Branch in the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Geneva, Adim Wosoorno, and the Head of the Hodeidah Agreement Support Mission (UNMHA), Michael Berry.

According to the schedule, Grundberg will deliver his briefing on the course of resolving the crisis in the country, including the talks that the Saudi and Omani delegations held with the Houthi militia in Sana'a, and Grundberg's movements, the latest of which was the talks he held, during the past days, in Sana'a, Aden, Riyadh and Abu Dhabi.

The Security Council stated that "Edim Wosoorno" will address in her briefing the deterioration and exacerbation of the humanitarian situation in the country, the need to provide support for the Yemeni economy, in addition to the problem of the Safer oil tanker anchored at sea for years, and the importance of implementing the rescue plan to prevent economic, environmental and practical consequences.

In addition, Major General Michael Berry will focus, during the consultations, on the work of the Hodeidah Agreement Support Mission and its recent activities, and the extent to which the conflict parties are committed to the Stockholm Agreement, which aims to clear the city of Hodeidah and its ports of armed manifestations, in light of the Houthi disavowal of the agreement, in addition to the problem of the continued fall of Civilian casualties due to mines and explosive remnants of war in the governorate.