Following Tehran’s agenda Houthi militias reject peace

December 3, 2019

The Yemeni Prime Minister Mu’in Abdul Malik emphasized the necessity of taking a firm stance from the United Nations and the international community towards what he called “the reckless actions of the Houthi militias” and its blatant challenge to all efforts to achieve peace. Ponting to the continued intransigence of the Houthi militias in the implementation of the Stockholm Agreement, and turned on all agreements and step on any opportunity to achieve peace in accordance with the agenda of their supporters in Tehran.

“The continued intransigence and procrastination by the Houthi militias in implementing any commitment under the Stockholm agreement since its signature in last December under the auspices of the United Nations and the silence of the UN about the Houthis’ desperation to try to fragment the implementation of the agreement on Hodeidah is a threat to the proposed peace process.” Said the head of the UN mission in Hodeidah, General Abahigit Goha, Abdul Malik During a meeting in the interim capital Aden.

The Yemeni Prime Minister described the escalation and violations committed by the Houthi militias during the past days, including targeting the headquarters of the government team in the Redeployment Coordination Committee and Médecins Sans Frontières Hospital, as “unjustified and must be condemned openly and clearly.” Al-Hudaydah agreement, especially with regard to security forces and local authority, the withdrawal of Houthi militias from the ports and city of Hodeidah and the opening of humanitarian corridors.

According to the official Yemeni News Agency, the meeting discussed the progress of the UN mission and the Committee for the Coordination of Redeployment and the obstacles facing it, due to the continued intransigence of Houthi militias and non-compliance with the implementation of the Stockholm Agreement, and repeated violations of the UN truce. The Head of the United Nations Mission in Hodeidah expressed appreciation for the Government’s support for the Mission and its keenness to ensure the success of its tasks, outlining efforts to make the Stockholm Agreement a success, including the deployment of five UN ceasefire monitoring points.

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