Yemeni Foreign Minister Meets with US Ambassador to Yemen

Riyadh, Yemeni Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak met yesterday with US Ambassador to Yemen Christopher Henzel.

During the meeting, the Yemeni Foreign Minister affirmed that the terrorist Houthi militia continues its aggression and military escalation in Marib against civilians and displaced people, despite the initiatives that were made in order to achieve peace.

Bin Mubarak voiced the Yemeni government's appreciation for the US government's continuous support for Yemen and the efforts have been made by the US Envoy Tim Lenderking in order to re-establish peace in Yemen, reiterating the Yemeni legitimate government's support for the international efforts aiming to achieve just and lasting peace based on the three references.

For his part, the US Ambassador reaffirmed his country's stance supporting the Yemeni legitimate government as well as Yemen's security, unity and stability.

He stated that the military escalation by Houthi militia on Marib threatens the ongoing peace efforts, reiterating the United States' commitment to continue efforts to support the peace process and end the war in Yemen.

Source: Saudi Press Agency