The head of the Southern Transitional Council, in southern Yemen, Aidaroos Al-Zubeidi, said today, Tuesday, that the council’s failure to participate in the “joint declaration” consultations sponsored by the United Nations,
The head of the Southern Transitional Council said, in the south To whomAidarous Al-Zubaidi, today, Tuesday, the Council’s failure to participate in the “joint declaration” consultations sponsored by the United Nations exempt it from “any obligations contained in this declaration.”
The “joint declaration” proposed by the UN envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, and whose final draft is still being discussed with the Yemeni parties, aims to reach a comprehensive ceasefire in Yemen and agree on a set of humanitarian and economic measures, in preparation for political consultations that reach peace. Sustainable.
Al-Zubaidi confirmed, during his reception today, Tuesday, in the capital Saudi Riyadh, the United Nations envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, said that the Southern Transitional has not yet received any invitation to participate in the consultations of the joint declaration, indicating the danger of repeating the production of agreements in which representatives of the south do not participate in a real way.
Al-Zubaidi expressed the willingness of the Southern Transitional Council delegation to participate in laying out the details of the “declaration” and reviewing it, as indicated by the Riyadh Agreement, regarding the formation of a joint government delegation, according to what was reported by the council’s official website.
The head of the Southern Transitional Council stressed the need for real representation of the south, in all stages of the political process without exception, and the impossibility of any applicable solutions without real and full representation of the south at the negotiating table.
With regard to the Riyadh Agreement, signed between the Yemeni government and the Southern Transitional Council, Al-Zubaidi stressed that it represents a real opportunity to bring peace and stability to the country, in addition to being a “starting point for the comprehensive political process sponsored by the United Nations”.