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President Hadi Meets U.N. Special Envoy in Riyadh, Stressing on Yemen Future Federalism - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive
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President Hadi, while receiving the U.N. Yemeni Special Envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed in Riyadh,- Asharq Al-Awsat

President Hadi, while receiving the U.N. Yemeni Special Envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed in Riyadh,- Asharq Al-Awsat

The Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi confirmed on March 5th that the people of his country has defined their choices and outlined their future and the future of a new unionism for Yemen.

President Hadi, while receiving the U.N. Yemeni Special Envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, said that the good intentions and trust building procedures through the freeing of those held captive, lifting blockades off, and securing safe routes to deliver humanitarian relief to barricaded governorates, including Taiz, are an urging necessity that should be met.

U.N. Special envoy Ould Cheikh expressed his hopes for Yemen to overcome its current trials and emerge to a harmonious peace filled stage. His expectations are realized by choosing peace far and foremost and the implementation of international legitimacy resolutions concerning Yemen .

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations Ambassador Abdallah Al-Mouallimi confirmed to Asharq Al-Awsat Saudi concerns on a new international resolution that serves the Houthi insurgency’s best interest. However, he later clarified that it is still early for any assumptions on a new Yemen relative resolution.

Al-Mouallimi revealed that what is currently going on are deliberations in which all U.N. member countries participate at.

A Yemeni official said that the people of Yemen and its national army are defending their homeland and their right to a legitimate government. The source said that the people refuse to allow criminal mobs to take over their country, stressing that the people’s inclination in Yemen is clear and their mission continues until the administration is restored to its natural state which is a process based on national consensus, U.N. Security Council resolutions, and both Arab and international approval.

The legitimate administration in Yemen supports political discourse over bloodshed, and that is realized through the implementation of resolution 226, which is a resolution the insurgents have already agreed on, the source added.