Yemen – Meeting between Laurent Fabius and Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed (January 6, 2016)


Laurent Fabius will meet this afternoon with Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed.

They will take stock of the critical humanitarian and security situation in Yemen as well as the challenges involved in facilitating an end to the political crisis.

Laurent Fabius will reaffirm France’s support for UN mediation efforts in Yemen aimed at resolving the political crisis, on the basis of the Security Council resolutions, notably resolution 2216 (2015). He will reaffirm our attachment to the swift holding of a new round of talks, in which the parties must engage in good faith.