Khalid bin Salman stresses Kingdom’s support for political solution in Yemen

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Saudi Deputy Minister of Defense Prince Khalid bin Salman stressed the Kingdom’s support for a political solution in Yemen, during his meeting on Monday with Martin Griffiths, the UN special envoy to Yemen.

Prince Khalid bin Salman said in a tweet that he met with the special envoy to “emphasize our commitment to the wellbeing of the Yemeni people, and the need to end Iran’s interference in Yemen. I also stressed our support for a political solution, and the need for the Houthis to implement their signed agreements, including Stockholm.”

Griffiths’ visit to the Kingdom comes amid a tour that saw the envoy visiting Moscow, Washington, Muscat, and Abu Dhabi as part of UN efforts to revive the political process in Yemen.

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