UN Security Council responds over landmark Riyadh Agreement

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UN Security Council responds over landmark Riyadh Agreement

ISLAMABAD - The United Nations Security Council has welcomed the Riyadh agreement between the Yemeni government and the Southern Transitional Council.

In a press statement, the members of the council recognized that this agreement represents a positive and important step toward a comprehensive and inclusive political solution for Yemen.

The council members reiterated their full support for a negotiated political settlement that engages all parties in an inclusive dialogue to resolve differences and addresses the legitimate concerns of all Yemenis.

They reiterated their call on the parties to continue broader implementation of the Stockholm agreement reached between the Yemeni government and Houthi rebels in December 2018.