Amir Abdollahian, UN envoy discuss Yemen crisis

Tehran, Nov 17, IRNA — Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian and UN special envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed in a telephone conversation on Tuesday discussed the latest developments and international efforts to halt the Saudi aggression against Yemen.

During the phone conversation, the Iranian deputy foreign minister pointed to the continued Saudi airstrikes on the Yemeni nation, and said Iran is ready to help resumption of national dialogue in Yemen.

Amir Abdollahian reiterated Iran’s logical stance on the political solution to the crisis in Yemen, and called for putting an end to Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen.

The UN envoy, for his part, appreciated Iran for its efforts to help find a political solution to the crisis in Yemen, and said, ‘A lot of efforts have been made so far to stop the war in Yemen and send humanitarian aid to the Muslim country.’

Cheikh Ahmed reiterated that the Yemen crisis has a political solution, and said, ‘The early signs of the attainment of an agreement can be seen, but it needs cooperation of all Yemeni sides and all countries’ support for the Yemeni-Yemeni talks.’