Riyadh Agreement on Yemen must be implemented: UN Security Council P5 ambassadors

This United Nations handout photo released July 15, 2020, shows a wide view of the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East (Yemen)on July 14, 2020 as the Council unanimously adopts resolution 2534 (2020) renewing the mandate of the UN Mission to support the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA) in Yemen until July 15, 2021, in New York. (File/AFP)
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Updated 26 July 2020

Riyadh Agreement on Yemen must be implemented: UN Security Council P5 ambassadors

  • Yemen’s Foreign Minister Mohammed Al-Hadrami also praised Saudi Arabia for making efforts to resume its implementation
  • The ambassadors and foreign minister voiced their support for UN Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths’ efforts in trying to find a comprehensive and sustainable solution for the country

LONDON: The Riyadh Agreement on Yemen must be implemented, the ambassadors of the permanent members of the UN Security Council said on Sunday after meeting with the Yemeni foreign minister.

Yemen’s Foreign Minister Mohammed Al-Hadrami also praised Saudi Arabia for making efforts to resume its implementation.

The ambassadors and foreign minister voiced their support for UN Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths’ efforts in trying to find a comprehensive and sustainable solution for the country.


Dawn of a new leader, Kuwait’s new emir sworn in and pledges to do his ‘utmost best’

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Dawn of a new leader, Kuwait’s new emir sworn in and pledges to do his ‘utmost best’

  • The new Emir said the country’s constitution ensured a “smooth transition” of leadership
  • He succeeds his brother Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah who ruled Kuwait since 2006

DUBAI: Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabeh has been sworn in as the new Kuwait Emir on Wednesday, vowing to carry out his responsibilities to his utmost best, state news agency KUNA has reported.
Al-Sabah said the country’s constitution ensured a “smooth transition” of leadership, as the country mourned the death of his brother Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah who ruled Kuwait since 2006.
“The trust bestowed upon me by the Kuwaiti people is a trust I bear in my neck,” the new Emir said.

“Kuwait has been subjected, throughout its long history, to serious and harsh challenges that we managed to overcome through cooperation,” he added.
Al-Sabah paid tribute to the previous leadership and said “Sheikh Sabah’s policy will remain a highlight for us.”
The Speaker of the Kuwaiti National Assembly Marzouq Al-Ghanim also spoke at the ceremony.
“We are confident that Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah will lead Kuwait to prosperity,” he said.