Yemen – Meeting between Laurent Fabius and his counterpart (Paris, July 27)


Laurent Fabius received his Yemeni counterpart, Riad Yassin, on July 27.

Mr. Fabius reiterated France’s backing for the legitimate Yemeni authorities and its unwavering support for the country’s unity and stability. He hailed the efforts of UN Special Envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed. And in accordance with UN Security Council resolution 2216, he stressed the importance of an inclusive dialogue promoting a political solution, the only way to resolve the crisis.

The two ministers also discussed the importance of a humanitarian truce to allow humanitarian workers swift access to civilian populations, wherever they may be located.