U.S. Ambassador Christopher Henzel: Statement on Riyadh Agreement

The United States welcomes the Riyadh Agreement, signed November 5 in Riyadh, as an important step towards stability and unity in Yemen and notes the key role all Yemeni parties will play in its implementation.  In meetings with representatives of the Republic of Yemen Government and Yemeni political parties, U.S. Ambassador Christopher Henzel has underscored the importance of full, timely, and peaceful implementation of the Riyadh Agreement.  The United States applauds Saudi Arabia’s and the United Arab Emirates’ constructive efforts to restore peace and security in Yemen.  We hope the way forward leads to increased stability and progress in Yemen.