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Japan welcomes Yemen two-month truce

A displaced Yemeni girl sits next to an armoured military vehicle at a camp in the Khokha district of the western province of Hodeida, on January 21, 2019. (AFP)
A displaced Yemeni girl sits next to an armoured military vehicle at a camp in the Khokha district of the western province of Hodeida, on January 21, 2019. (AFP)
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04 Apr 2022 09:04:29 GMT9
04 Apr 2022 09:04:29 GMT9

Arab News Japan

TOKYO: The Japan government welcomed the entry into force of the agreement for a two-month truce in Yemen on April 2, which was mediated by the United Nations. 

Further the Japanese government appreciated  the mediation efforts made by Hans Grundberg, Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for Yemen, towards the peace and stability of Yemen, including this agreement and the recent political consultations,

“There is no military solution to the Yemeni conflict, but a political solution through dialogue among the Yemeni people. From this perspective, the government of Japan strongly hopes that this truce agreement will continue to be observed by all parties concerned, achieving the import of fuel and the renewal of commercial flights, and lead to progress in dialogue towards achieving a political solution to the situation in Yemen,” the ministry said.

Japan has been providing humanitarian assistance for Yemen “and remains committed to continue making efforts, in cooperation with the United Nations and countries concerned, to realize peace and stability in Yemen,” according to the ministry. 

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