New York, 28 September 2021 (TDI): The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of Yemen, Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak, addressed the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, in New York. The Minister in his speech enunciated that the war forced by the Houthis on his country has created a humanitarian crisis. As a result, the country is suffering from poverty, repression, mass displacement, and enforced disappearance. Subsequently, the Yemeni people are suffering at the hands of tyrant Houthis.
Yemen, in its quest for peace, has accepted every initiative and proposal by the international community. These include the Martin Griffith initiative and Saudi Arabia’s initiative. The country has been striving to end the coup and establish a ceasefire. For the sake of its people, Yemen aims to address the humanitarian crisis created by the Houthis. In his address, the Minister invoked the international community to play its part in preventing the ceaseless violence afflicted upon his people, by implementing the Security Council resolutions.
He underscored the efforts undertaken by his government to tackle the humanitarian crisis and unify the nation. The Yemeni government is working with Saudi Arabia to implement the Riyadh Agreement. Aside from that, he also appreciated the sacrifices of the valiant people of Yemen.
Lastly, he reiterated his government’s stance towards the Palestinian issue. Yemen supports the establishment of an independent Palestinian state with Al-Quds as its capital and condemns unlawful Israeli settlement policies.