Time: May 10, 2019
- KSRelief has implemented 330 projects, worth almost $2 billion, in Yemen in partnership with 80 UN agencies and international and local NGOs.
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman met UN Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths to discuss latest developments in the war-ravaged country on Thursday.
During the meeting in Riyadh, they reasserted the Kingdom’s support for the UN’s efforts to reach a political solution in Yemen and its keenness to provide support and assistance for civilians caught up in the conflict.
They stressed their commitment to ensuring the return of security and stability to Yemen, and to preserving both its sovereignty and unity.
Griffiths praised the outstanding humanitarian support being provided by Saudi Arabia, specifically through bodies like the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief).
They also discussed developments and the implementation of the Stockholm Agreement around the port city of Hodeidah, as well as the actions of Iranian-backed Houthi militias which have repeatedly violated the deal.