P5 Statement on Aden

The Diplomatic Representatives to the Republic of Yemen of China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States express their grave concern over the recent escalation in violence in Aden.  We call on all Yemenis to exercise restraint, immediately end all acts of violence, and engage in constructive dialogue to resolve their differences peacefully.

We reiterate our commitment to supporting a secure and stable future for all Yemenis and an inclusive political process, in line with the relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council, GCC Initiative and its implementation mechanism, and the outcome documents of the Yemeni national dialogue conference.