Paris, 10 July 2023 (TDI): France has reiterated its call for all parties involved in the conflict in Yemen, particularly the Houthis, to intensify their efforts towards achieving a lasting ceasefire.
The humanitarian situation in Yemen continues to raise concerns, and France urges the Houthis to fulfill the commitments they have made to the United Nations.
The ongoing conflict in Yemen has resulted in a severe humanitarian crisis, with millions of Yemeni civilians facing food insecurity, lack of access to clean water, and inadequate healthcare services.
#Yemen | 🇫🇷 calls on the parties, particularly the Houthis, to make the necessary efforts to achieve a lasting ceasefire.
The humanitarian situation remains worrying. We call on the Houthis to implement the commitments they have made to the United Nations. https://t.co/0xR2t6Wurx
— La France à l’ONU 🇫🇷🇺🇳 (@franceonu) July 10, 2023
The situation has been exacerbated by relentless violence and the disruption of vital infrastructure.
Recognizing the urgency of the matter, France emphasizes the need for a sustainable solution to the conflict and urges all parties to engage in meaningful dialogue and negotiations.
A lasting ceasefire is crucial to ending the suffering of the Yemeni people and creating an environment conducive to addressing the humanitarian crisis.
France’s call specifically addresses the Houthis, urging them to demonstrate their commitment to the peace process by implementing their commitments to the United Nations.
It is essential for the Houthis to adhere to international norms and obligations, working in collaboration with the international community to find a peaceful resolution.
Furthermore, France emphasizes the importance of facilitating humanitarian access to affected regions in Yemen.
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Unhindered delivery of humanitarian aid is critical to providing life-saving assistance to those in need.
France encourages all parties involved to ensure humanitarian workers’ safety and security and facilitate their efforts in reaching the affected populations.
France continues to engage with international partners, including the United Nations, to find a political solution to the Yemeni crisis.
The world is witnessing the worst humanitarian crisis since the beginning of the multilateral civil war in Yemen, which started in 2014 and still going on.