LONDON: Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman reiterated on Thursday that the only way to resolve the Yemeni crisis is through negotiations between Yemeni parties.
His comments came during a meeting with David Gressly, the UN resident and humanitarian coordinator in Yemen, and US envoy to Yemen Tim Lenderking, state-run Qatar News Agency reported.
During the meeting, they reviewed the latest developments in Yemen, especially the humanitarian situation, and discussed the latest developments regarding the dilapidating floating Safer oil tanker that is moored in the Red Sea north of the port city of Hodeidah.
In #Qatar on third+final leg of Gulf tour to discuss the #UN-coordinated plan to address the threat posed by the #FSOSafer. Held very positive discussions with Foreign Minister @MBA_AlThani_(below), @qatar_fund Dir.-Gen. @KJ_AlKuwari + other officials. #USEnvoyYemen @pd_hof pic.twitter.com/WetVPlJBMu— David Gressly (@DavidGressly) April 14, 2022
Sheikh Mohammed said that intra-Yemeni negotiations should be held in accordance with the outcomes of the national dialogue, the Gulf initiative and relevant UN Security Council resolutions, especially Resolution No. 2216, stressing Qatar’s firm position on Yemen’s unity and territorial integrity.
Lenderking’s visit to Doha comes a day after he met with Kuwait’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah, during a visit to the Gulf state.