Riyadh committed to political solution that will guarantee Yemen’s stability

An official source at the Saudi Foreign Ministry said on Friday that the Kingdom, led by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the Crown Prince, is committed to reaching a political solution in Yemen to ensure its security, stability and territorial integrity, according to the Saudi Press Agency.

The statement by the Saudi Foreign Ministry welcomed the Sweden deal between the Yemeni legitimate government and the Houthis.

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“Handing over the port of Hodeidah helps alleviate the suffering of the Yemeni people,” the statement said.

“The Houthis should prioritise the interests of the Yemeni people to reach a political solution,” it said. “The solution is based on the Gulf initiative and the outcome of dialogue and UN Security Council resolution.”

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 14:04 - GMT 11:04