RIYADH - SABA
Parliament Speaker Sultan al-Barakani discussed Friday with the UN envoy to Yemen latest developments, efforts of the political solution and realizing just and inclusive peace in Yemen.
In the meeting held through video conference technology, al-Barakani touched upon Houthi aggressions and violations and latest military escalations against Marib, the last attack took place yesterday by directing a rocket on a mosque in the city, killing and injuring dozens of worshipers.
Al-Barakani confirmed that Houthis do not want peace as they hindered many agreements and have not committed to any initiatives and today they are blackmailing the world by neglecting Safir Oil Tanker, which poses environmental disaster if it explodes or leaks, and their attacks on Marib.
He criticized the international negligence in taking serious actions towards Houthi militia's terrorist acts saying:" Despite all repeated Houthi violations, the international community and the UN envoy have not played the responsible role to stop Houthi militia's stubbornness and still neglect Houthi terrorist practices, which hinder all peace efforts."
He confirmed that the legitimacy's patience has been tried out and today it is facing huge international pressure to freeze or cancelling Stockholm Agreement, pointing to concessions made by the government for implementation peace choices.
The Parliament Speaker called upon the UN envoy to deal positively with all concessions made by the government for realizing peace in Yemen and define, denouncing the party hindering peace and disclosing its name to local and international public opinion.
For his part, the UN envoy expressed hope of finalizing steps for implementing Riyadh Agreement, praising Saudi role for reaching to the agreement and implementing it, confirming that the UN follows up these steps actively.
The UN works responsibly to avoid all humanitarian disastrous in Yemen, stopping the war and realizing peace, said UN envoy.
He confirmed continuation of his meetings with all parties, experts, specialized and interested people for coming out with final formula for announcing joint declaration, praising government's positive and its active role and cooperation for reaching to peace process.
He also confirmed keenness of the UN for reaching to imminent ceasefire, sopping bloodshed and ending Safir Oil Tanker issue.
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