VN calls on parties to quickly take measures to obtain nationwide ceasefire in Yemen
16:28 | 29/07/2020

VGP - Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of Viet Nam’s permanent mission to the UN called on parties in and outside Yemen to quickly take measures to obtain a nationwide ceasefire, facilitate humanitarian facilities, and address the food insecurity risk.

He made that statement at a monthly meeting on this Middle Eastern country on July 28.

Sharing the concern over recent conflicts in Yemen, Quy showed support for the three-point peace plan submitted by the Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Yemen.

The diplomat also underlined the obligation to protect civilians, particularly women and children, urging for the serious implementation of the Stockholm and Riyadh agreements and continuation of dialogue towards a comprehensive political solution with the UN acting as the intermediary.

At the meeting, members of the UN Security Council requested relevant sides to keep making efforts to implement the ceasefire, voiced concern over attacks on civilians, and expressed support for the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of Yemen.

They also emphasized the full implementation of the Stockholm and Riyadh agreements and appealed for more assistance for Yemen to deal with the food insecurity risk and COVID-19.

By Hoang Ha

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