Statement by the Group of Ambassadors Accredited to Yemen

August 1, 2016

The Group of Ambassadors welcomes the extension of the talks in Kuwait and thanks the State of Kuwait for the continued support of the talks.

The Ambassadors commend the delegation of the Yemeni government for their willingness to accept the latest UN proposal and urges that the government delegation continue in the talks led by the UN Special Envoy to achieve an agreement that will bring an end to the conflict and restore stability to Yemen. The Ambassadors call on the delegation representing Ansarallah and the GPC to also remain through the extension and to engage with the UN Special Envoy on the proposal in a constructive manner.

The Ambassadors express their continued strong support for UN Special Envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmad and urge all groups to redouble their efforts to support his ongoing work.