Diplomatic Avenue: UN envoy to Yemen expects peace talks to resume soon
Saturday, 27 February 2016
Talal Al-Haj hosted in the Diplomatic Avenue, this week, the Deputy Secretary of the United Nations, Jan Eliasson, who commented on the cease-fire in Syria. He interviewed as well the UN envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh, who commented on the chances of resuming the Yemeni talks in Geneva.
In the last part Talal Al-Haj hosted Leila Zerrougui the special representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations for Children and Armed Conflict.
Diplomatic Avenue is beamed live every month from Al Arabiya’s studios in the United Nations. Presented by Talal al-Haj, the show features interviews with high-level diplomats and decision makers, with video reports focusing on recent diplomatic developments and pressing issues. The program casts a critical eye over the work of the U.N. and its agencies, not only on the political front, but also on the humanitarian, cultural and scientific levels. The show gives its audience an insight into what goes on within the halls and corridors of the U.N., with a special emphasis on issues that matter to the Arab and Islamic worlds.