Foreign and Commonwealth Office – 2019 Press Release on Yemen Peace Agreement

Below is a press release issued by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on 05/11/2019.

The Government of Yemen and the Southern Transitional Council have signed an agreement in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

An FCO spokesperson said:

“The UK welcomes the signing of the Riyadh Agreement between the Government of Yemen and the Southern Transitional Council.

Recognising the difficult political, humanitarian and security situation in the South of Yemen, we applaud the efforts of Saudi Arabia in seeking to re-establish security and stability in the region.

We fully support the Saudi-mediated Riyadh Agreement as a positive and important step towards a comprehensive political solution for Yemen.”