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President Hadi announced the formation of a new government

11/7/2014
Press Statement

Attribute statement to the Government of Yemen:

 

President Hadi announced the formation of a new government:

 

1.       The Honorable, Khaled Mahfoudh Abdullah Bahah, Prime Minister (Chairman of the Ministerial Council.);
2.       Engineer, Abdullah Muhsin alAkwa, Minister of Electricity;
3.       Ahmed Mohammed alKohlani, Minister of State for the affairs of the Parliament (Upper House of Representatives) and the Shura Council (Lower House of Representatives.);
4.       Engineer, Fareed Ahmed Mujawar, Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation;
5.        Ahmed Mohammed Luqman, Minister of Civil Service and Insurance;
6.       Muammar Mutahar alEryani, Minister of Tourism;
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September 22, 2014 G-10 Statement

September 22, 2014 G-10 Statement

The Group of Ten Ambassadors welcomes the signing of the agreement to resolve the current crisis and calls for rapid and full implementation of all provisions of the agreement and for adherence by all parties to the GCC Initiative and Implementation Mechanism, the National Dialogue Outcomes, and the relevant UN Security Council Resolutions.

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We uphold President Hadi’s role as the legitimate head of state and call on all parties to support him in implementing all aspects of the agreement which was reached with UN Envoy Jamal Benomar as a witness of the commitment Ansarallah and all political parties have made to the terms and conditions in their entirety.

The Group condemns all use of violence and threats of violence against political opponents or t...

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US firmly supports Yemen to face challenges: NSC Spokesperson

The United States will stand firmly behind the Yemeni government in confronting challenges to progress in the peaceful transition process, the US National Security Council (NSC) spokeswoman said on Sunday.
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Caitlin Hayden’s statement came to comment on the visit of U.S. Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa Monaco to Yemen.

Ms. Monaco’s visit aimed “to underscore the United States’ enduring support for President Hadi and the people of Yemen as they pursue peace, stability, and prosperity through the country’s historic political transition and economic reform process,” Hayden said.

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Al-Zayani: Escalation in Sana’a may impede political process

Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council Abdul Latif Al-Zayani warned on Sunday against the continuation of the current escalation in the capital Sana’a which could hinder the political process in Yemen.
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In a statement to Saba, he called on all political powers and components of the
Yemeni society to stick to the implementation of the outcomes of the comprehensive National Dialogue Conference (NDC) and to actively contribute to creating suitable atmospheres to finalize implementation of the 3rd phase of the Gulf initiative and its executive mechanism.

He affirmed support of the GCC for the national presidential initiative, praising role of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to solve this worrying situation.

Al-Zayani expressed hope that all Yemeni parties and political actors agr...

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Summary of the initiative presented by the Presidential delegation today to end the political standoff.

This initiative will hopefully pave the way for stabilizing the Capital city and its perimeter and provide the climate for a long-lasting quiet in the northern part of the country.yemen_flag

The Initiative:

First: The formation of a national unity government based on the following mechanisms while observing the principles of competence, integrity and national partnership:

* The President of the Republic is to announce, during the extended national meeting, that he will name a Prime Minister within a week, in consultation with the political constituencies.

* The President may specifically nominate ministers of defense, interior, foreign affairs and finance.

* The President determines the ratios of representation of the GCC signatories, Ansarallah, the peaceful Southern Hirak, women and youth.

* Each ...

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Statement by the European External Action Service on Yemen – August 30 2014

1- EU welcomes UN Security Council Presidential statement on the situation in #Yemen

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2- Shows the continuous support of the International Community for the country’s transition. #Yemen

3- A clear signal that violence cannot and will not be tolerated in #Yemen

4-  We share the UNSC concern re the escalation of tension in country and urge all sides to refrain from provocations. #Yemen

5- We commend Pdt Hadi for recent decisions to address the economic situation, specifically measures for most vulnerable. #Yemen

6- We call on all sides to join forces to quickly implement the outcomes of the National Dialogue

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The official position on the recent developments on the national scene

The official position on the recent developments on the national scene

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Especially after climbing initiated by a group “Ansar Allah” last Sunday, which requires the government’s resignation and cancellation of price reforms of petroleum products and the implementation of the outcomes of the national dialogue conference, as follows:

• The President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi is sparing no effort in implementing the national dialogue outcomes based on the Gulf initiative and its mechanism.

• Dialogue is a choice that has been accepted by all political forces to address the crisis facing the country since 2011 and to avoid a civil war, the Gulf initiative and its implementation mechanism was ideal that led a national dialogue conference, the outcomes of this conference trace the path of const...

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By the Spokesperson on the situation in the north of Yemen

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by the Spokesperson on the situation in the north of Yemen
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“The EU strongly condemns the violence in and around the city of Amran in recent days,
where Ansarullah, Islahi, Salafi and other armed groups and Army units are fighting. We
deplore the casualties, in particular among civilians, and urge all parties to abide by the
existing ceasefire agreements, notably the ceasefire agreement of 22nd June, and to allow
immediate and unimpeded humanitarian access to the affected areas. The EU stresses the
importance that all involved, including all army units, respect the authority of the State.

Acts aimed at fuelling violence in the north compromise Yemen’s transition. The EU recalls
the need for all parties to hand over weapons and ammunition to national authorities in line
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UN Security Council Urges Houthis to withdraw from Amran

Members of the Security Council has expressed their grave concern about the serious deterioration of the security situation in Yemen in the light of the ongoing violence in Amran, and expressed their deep regret at the high number of casualties caused by the violence.
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“The members of the Security Council demanded that the Houthis, all armed groups and parties involved in the violence withdraw and relinquish control of Amran and hand over weapons and ammunition pillaged in Amran to the national authorities loyal to the government,” the council said in a statement read out late on Friday by its President Ambassador Eugene Richard Gasana.

The council further demanded that “all armed groups and other parties involved in the current violence disarm,” and urged the existing ceasefire agreements...

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AL holds Houthis responsible for violence in Amran

The Arab League on Thursday held group responsible for the violations committed against Yemeni citizens in Amran province.
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It also stressed the importance of the withdrawal of Houthis and others armed groups from Amran province to allow medical relief and local and international humanitarian teams to reach the province.

In a statement issued by the Arab League, Secretary-General Nabil Elaraby who strongly condemned the repercussions of the Houthi armed group’s capture of a number of governmental and military headquarters in Amran province, in a clear and ongoing violation of the cease-fire deals.

He demanded the armed groups to hand over the heavy and medium weapons they have seized from the Yemeni government’s camps.

Elaraby confirmed the solidarity of AL with the exerted efforts carried...

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