Saudi’s deputy minister of defence meets UN envoy to Yemen

Yemen’s warring parties agreed on Monday on new measures to enforce a ceasefire



Saudi’s deputy minister of Defence Khalid bin Salman stressed Saudi support for a political solution in Yemen in a meeting with U.N. special envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths on Monday.

The minister said in a tweet that he met with the special envoy to “emphasise our commitment to the wellbeing of the Yemeni people, and the need to end Iran’s interference in Yemen. I also stressed our support for a political solution, and the need for the Houthis to implement their signed agreements, including Stockholm.”

Yemen’s warring parties agreed on Monday on new measures to enforce a ceasefire and facilitate a troop pullback from the flashpoint port of Hodeidah, the United Nations said.