CAIRO, Apr 26 (NNN-MENA) – Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sameh Shoukry, stressed Egypt’s support for a political solution to the Yemeni crisis, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry said, in a statement.
During a meeting in Cairo, with the Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, Shoukry affirmed Egypt’s firm position, in supporting all efforts aiming at reaching a comprehensive political solution that meets the aspirations of the Yemeni people and end the country’s protracted humanitarian crisis.
Shoukry stressed, the security and stability of Yemen are of utmost importance to Egyptian security and security of the Arab region.
The Egyptian top diplomat clarified Egypt’s categorical rejection and condemnation of the ongoing Houthi attacks on Saudi territory, as well as, Egypt’s support for Riyadh in all measures it takes to defend its security.
He also noted Cairo’s support for the Saudi initiative, to resolve the Yemeni crisis, and for the UN envoy to push for a political solution.
For his part, Griffiths briefed Shoukry on the latest developments in Yemen, and his vision for the future of the country, as well as, his current efforts to achieve a cease-fire and resume the political process, with the aim of reaching a comprehensive and sustainable settlement to the Yemeni crisis, according to the statement.
He appreciated Egypt for providing continuous support to the Yemeni people, as well as, the care to the Yemeni community residing on its land.– NNN-MENA
Source: NAM News Network