UN congratulates Saudi Arabia for brokering Yemen peace deal


RIYADH: Martin Griffiths, the UN special envoy for Yemen, on Thursday congratulated Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the success of the Kingdom’s efforts in Yemen that helped lead to the signing of the Riyadh Agreement between the Yemeni government and the Southern Transitional Council

The crown prince reiterated Saudi Arabia’s commitment to all efforts that serve the interests of the Yemeni people and contribute to the security and stability of the country. He also expressed hopes that the agreement will pave the way to broader agreements between the Yemeni people that result in a political solution to end the Yemeni crisis.

During their meeting, the two men discussed the latest developments in Yemen and the work that is being done to address them.

Deputy Minister of Defense Prince Khalid bin Salman, State Minister Dr. Musaed Al-Aiban, Chief of General Intelligence Khalid Al-Humaidan, and Saudi Ambassador to Yemen Mohammed Al-Jaber were also present at the meeting.