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The United State Welcomes the UN Truce in Yemen

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 1, 2022 The United States welcomes the UN’s announcement of a two-month truce in the Yemen conflict and the parties’ acceptance of its terms. The United States, led by the efforts of Special Envoy Tim Lenderking, has been actively involved in diplomatic efforts with the parties and UN Special Envoy Hans Grundberg ...
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U.S. Special Envoy for Yemen Tim Lenderking Remarks at the GCC Yemeni-Yemeni Dialogue Opening Session

U.S. Special Envoy for Yemen Tim Lenderking Remarks GCC Yemeni-Yemeni Dialogue Opening Session March 30, 2022 (As delivered) As salamu alaykum.  It’s an honor to be here and have the opportunity to meet with all of you, the Yemeni people, and your representatives, in-person.  I want to thank His Excellency Dr. Nayef al Hajraf and ...
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Condemnation of Houthi Terrorist Attacks on Saudi Arabia

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE MARCH 25, 2022 We strongly condemn this week’s multiple Houthi terrorist attacks on Saudi Arabia, including today’s that struck an Aramco facility in Jeddah, which is clearly civilian infrastructure. At a time when the parties should be focused on de-escalation and bringing needed life-saving relief to the Yemeni people ahead of the holy month of Ramadan, the Houthis continue their destructive behavior and reckless terrorist ...
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THE UNITED STATES ANNOUNCES NEARLY $585 MILLION IN NEW HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE FOR THE PEOPLE OF YEMEN AS CRISIS THREATENS MILLIONS OF LIVES

Today, the U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced nearly $585 million in humanitarian assistance for the people of Yemen at the 2022 High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen. In recent weeks, life-saving humanitarian programs in Yemen have been halted or forced to scale back significantly due to a lack of resources. ...
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