For peace in Yemen, Al Houthis need to act in good faith

November 17, 2018

By supporting United Nations plans to hold peace talks between warring Yemen parties in Sweden by the end of the year, the UAE, a key ally of the Yemeni government, has clearly indicated its keenness to stabilise the troubled country. Dr Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, noted that the UAE welcomes the “early convening of UN-led talks in Sweden” and urged warring factions to take advantage of diplomatic efforts. “We are working closely with the UN on expanding humanitarian assistance for all areas of Yemen,” he added. All members of the Saudi-led coalition battling the Al Houthi militia are on the same page when it comes to peace efforts.

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