NEW YORK- Members of the UN Security Council, expressed their full support for the UN-led political process in Yemen, and the efforts of Secretary-General's Special Envoy, Martin Griffiths, to reach a political settlement.
The members of the Council reiterated that, there was no solution to the conflict in Yemen, but a political solution, reiterating their call for the full implementation of Security Council resolutions and statements, including resolution 2216 (2015).
The Members of the Security Council welcomed a UN-led consultation, with representatives of the Yemeni parties scheduled for today, Sept 6, in Geneva.
The statement pointed out that, these preliminary consultations will be a necessary and important step, towards the comprehensive political and security agreements required, to resolve the conflict and improve the humanitarian situation and achieve peace, prosperity and security for all Yemenis.
The Council members also called upon the international community, including the regional neighbours, to actively support these consultations.
They also requested the Special Envoy to keep them informed of the progress, including briefing the Security Council on the conclusion of the Geneva consultations, so that they could consider further actions, in support of political settlement, stressing their strong commitment to the unity, sovereignty and independence of the territory of Yemen.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK