UN secretary-general discusses peace in Yemen with Iranian FM

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UN special envoy discuss Yemen crisis
UNITED Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, discussed measures to restore peace in Yemen in a telephone conversation with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif, the Iranian Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry disclosed this on Twitter after the call, which was held late on Tuesday. 

“During the phone call, Guterres elaborated on the UN’s latest measures to end the #Yemen war, establish fair peace, and initiate political talks in the Arab country.

“He also called on the Islamic Republic of Iran to continue its strenuous efforts to help establish peace in Yemen,” the ministry said. 

Zarif, in turn, expressed Tehran’s support for the UN’s efforts to establish fair peace in Yemen, and underlined the necessity of ending the war, lifting the blockade, and delivering humanitarian aid to the Yemeni people.

Yemen has been struggling with an internal conflict between the pro-Iranian Houthi movement and the government forces, which are headed by President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi and backed by the Saudi-led coalition of states. (Sputnik/NAN)

– Mar. 3, 2021 @ 9:52 GMT |

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