Thursday, 3 November 2016

London Prepares a Draft Resolution of Four Clauses

London- London has announced that consultations with members of the U.N. Security Council regarding a draft resolution on Yemen will commence during the coming days.


The draft is based on four major points: ceasefire, support of roadmap suggested by U.N. envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, delivery of humanitarian aid and investigations of alleged violations of international humanitarian and human rights law.


Britain’s U.N. Ambassador Matthew Rycroft said Tuesday he expects to circulate the draft to the Security Council in the coming days.


Saudi Ambassador to the U.N. Abdullah al-Moalami only stated that the draft is being studied.


From his part, Ahmed Awad Bin Mubarak, the ambassador to the United States from Yemen, told Ashaqr al-Awsat that there is no need for a new resolution as long as there is the U.N. Resolution 2216 that has not been implemented till now.


“There is a dire need in the meantime to adopt new approaches that facilitate reaching applicable solutions, maintain cooperation and interaction of Yemeni and regional parties with the U.N. efforts and avoid drifting from this track…The Yemeni government will support any international effort to stop the war and achieve peace in accordance with the agreed upon references and in a way that prevents any future conflicts,” Bin Mubarak said.


In the same context, the ambassador to the United States from Yemen said in a phone-call that there are three differences between the three references and the new U.N. proposed resolutions.


These differences are represented in powers of the vice president, partiality of withdrawals and relying on Kuwait consultations given its basic role in the peace talks.



London Prepares a Draft Resolution of Four Clauses

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