The United Nations representative applauds the progress made in achieving a ceasefire in Yemen.
His office stated on Saturday that the meetings with both sides were held in Riyadh and Muscat, leading to this development.
Hans Grundberg, the Special Envoy, expressed appreciation for their dedication to implementing various actions that aim to achieve a country-wide ceasefire, enhance living standards, and participate in preparations for the restart of an all-inclusive political procedure under the guidance of the United Nations.
He stated that 30 million Yemenis are eagerly anticipating this chance to achieve concrete outcomes and make strides towards achieving lasting peace.
“The parties have made a meaningful move. Their pledges are primarily a duty to the Yemeni citizens to advance towards a future that fulfills the rightful hopes of all Yemenis,” he stated.
Roadmap and restraint
Mr. Grundberg will now engage with the parties to establish a roadmap under UN auspices that includes these commitments and supports their implementation.
According to the statement, the UN plan will incorporate various components, such as the parties agreeing to enforce a countrywide halt on fighting, fulfill all government employee payments, restart the exportation of oil, unblock roads in Taiz and other regions of Yemen, and continue to lessen constraints on Sana’a Airport and the Hudaydah port.
The plan will also create methods for putting it into action and lay the groundwork for a political process led by Yemeni individuals with the support of the United Nations.
Mr. Grundberg conveyed his sincere gratitude for the significant contributions of Saudi Arabia and Oman in aiding the parties to reach this stage.
He called on all parties to show utmost caution during this crucial time in order to create a favorable atmosphere for discussion and reach a successful agreement on the plan.
“The parties have made a significant move. Their pledges primarily include a responsibility to the people of Yemen to advance towards a future that fulfills the rightful hopes and desires of all Yemenis,” he stated, and also mentioned that “we are prepared to support them throughout their journey.”