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G10 Statement on Third Anniversary of Signing GCC Initiative

Sunday 23 November 2014, was the third anniversary of the signing of the GCC Initiative for Yemen. The GCC Initiative set out a clear road map for Yemen’s transition: National Dialogue, a new constitution, a constitution referendum and elections. It also contained other important elements, such as the restructuring of Yemen’s security forces. Three years ...
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Statement on Assassination of Sadeq Mansour

November 18, 2014 The United States strongly condemns the assassination of Sadeq Mansour, Assistant Secretary General of the Islah Party in Taiz.  Politically-motivated killings instill fear, increase instability, and do not serve the interests of Yemen or its people.  We call on all parties to abandon violence as a means to exert political influence or ...
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G10 Statement Welcoming Cabinet Formation

November 7, 2014 The Group of Ten Ambassadors welcomes today’s cabinet formation announcement as an important step in meeting the aspirations of the Yemeni people through a capable, technocratic-based government that will work to address the numerous economic, humanitarian, political, and security challenges facing Yemen today.  We encourage all parties and political elements to offer ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement on Assassination of Dr. Al-Mutawakil

November 2, 2014 The United States condemns the assassination of Dr. Mohammad Abdulmalik al-Mutawakil, Secretary-General of the Union of Popular Forces, and expresses its condolences to his family.  We urge the Yemeni government to conduct a full investigation that brings to justice those responsible for this crime. Yemen’s challenges—particularly now—require moderate voices and a commitment ...
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U.S. Embassy Presents Yemen Customs Authority with Inspection Equipment

October 23, 2014 Sana’a — On Thursday, October 23, representatives of the U.S. Embassy presented officials from the Yemen Customs Authority with 9 CT-30 contraband inspection kits, 40 personal radiation detector pagers (PRDs), 15 personal radiation detector pagers (Mini Rad-D), and 3 density meter kits.  This equipment, valued at approximately $253,484 will assist the Yemen ...
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