UAE welcomes Yemeni President’s decision to establish Presidential Leadership Council – News

MoFAIC affirms the full support of the UAE to the council and its supporting bodies to ensure security and stability in Yemen



By Wam

Published: Fri 8 Apr 2022, 10:55 AM

The United Arab Emirates welcomed the decision of Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi to form the Presidential Leadership Council to complete the implementation of the transition phase and delegate full presidential powers in accordance with the constitution, at the initiative of the GCC and to its executive mechanism.

Furthermore, the UAE expressed the hope that this step will help achieve a comprehensive political solution between the Yemeni parties to achieve peace, stability, development and prosperity for Yemen and its people.

In a statement, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) affirmed the full support of the UAE to the Presidential Leadership Council and its supporting bodies to enable it to carry out its tasks, end to the crisis in Yemen, to ensure security and stability in Yemen, and to realize the aspirations of the Yemeni people for development and prosperity.

The United Arab Emirates welcomed the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s call on the Presidential Leadership Council to enter into negotiations with the Houthis under the auspices of the United Nations in order to reach a final and comprehensive political solution including a period of transition. Furthermore, the UAE underscored the pivotal role played by the Kingdom in achieving stability and security in Yemen.

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The UAE also commended the continuous efforts made by the General Secretariat of the Gulf Cooperation Council to support peace and stability in Yemen and achieve a comprehensive political solution between the Yemeni parties.

The UAE renewed its commitment to stand with the Yemeni people and support their ambitions and aspirations as part of efforts to help serve the interests of the peoples of the region.

Kevin E. Boling