Britain: Riyadh Agreement, a Step towards political solution in Yemen

Britain Riyadh Agreement, a Step towards political solution in Yemen

The United Kingdom welcomed the signing of the “Riyadh Agreement” document between the Yemeni government and the Southern Transitional Council, in response to the gracious invitation of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, and commended the efforts of Saudi Arabia to restore security and stability in Yemen and the region.

The British Foreign Office said in a statement today, “The British government welcomes the signing of the Riyadh Agreement between the Yemeni legitimacy and the Southern Transitional Council, and supports this document as an important step to reach a comprehensive political solution in Yemen.”