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Iran FM, UN Envoy Underline Need to End Yemen Crisis

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and the United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed meet in Tehran Iran FM, UN envoy urge end to humanitarian crisis in Yemen
Danilo Martir | 13 Agosto, 2017, 14:09

The Iranian foreign minister and United Nations envoy for Yemen on Saturday urged comprehensive political solution to end the humanitarian crisis in the war-torn Yemen, Press TV reported.

During the Saturday meeting held in Tehran, Zarif and Ould Cheikh Ahmed discussed the latest developments in Yemen.

Earlier in the day, Cheikh Ahmed held talks with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari.

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Besides, Hossein Jaberi Ansari, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs, said on Saturday that Iran supports all the efforts by the United Nations to put an end to the war in the crisis-hit Yemen.

He also called on Iran to support the UN's efforts in this regard.

During the meeting, the United Nations envoy briefed Jaberi Ansari on the latest humanitarian situation in Yemen and his recent consultations aimed at reactivating efforts to resolve the crisis in a political way.

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The two officials also exchanged views about new initiatives for a solution to the political stalemate in Yemen.

In the meeting in Tehran, the United Nations envoy and the Iranian diplomat explored avenues for the settlement of the conflicts in Yemen. The war, however, has failed to achieve either of the goals, morphing into a protracted conflict and causing a humanitarian crisis in Yemen.

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