UN envoy to Yemen welcomes "Ansar Allah" release of 12 foreign detainees

29 April, 2022
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UN envoy to Yemen welcomes "Ansar Allah" release of 12 foreign detainees

The United Nations welcomed the release by the Yemeni group Ansar Allah of 12 detainees of foreign nationals, thanking the Sultanate of Oman and Saudi Arabia for their efforts in this regard.



He added, "Grundberg thanked the Sultanate of Oman and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for their efforts in this regard," stressing that Grundberg "encourages the two (Yemeni) parties to continue their cooperation with the Office of the Special Envoy to release all prisoners." The UN Special Envoy to Yemen, Hans Grundberg, welcomed the release by Ansar Allah group (Houthis) of 12 detained foreign nationals, from Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Myanmar and the United Kingdom.

In a context related to Yemen, the head of the United Nations Mission to Support the Hudaydah Agreement, Major General Michael Beary, concluded a week-long visit to Saudi Arabia and Jordan, during which he discussed the importance of the Hudaydah Agreement in the broader peace efforts of the UN Special Envoy, including intensifying the mission’s monitoring efforts and coordinating the advancement mine action in the province.


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