Japan Welcomes Signing of “Riyadh Agreement” as an Important Step towards Stability in Yemen

Japan Welcomes Signing of Riyadh Agreement as an Important Step towards Stability in Yemen

The Government of Japan welcomed the signing of Riyadh agreement between the Yemeni legitimate government and the Southern Transitional Council, as an important step towards the stability in Yemen. Japanese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ohtaka Masato said in a statement that the Government of Japan hopes that all stakeholders will steadily implement the agreement expected to lead to an early settlement of conflicts in Yemen. He added that the Government of Japan also applauds the mediation effort by the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia which played an important role in achieving the agreement.