RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s permanent representative to the UN discussed the latest developments in Yemen during a meeting with the newly appointed UN special envoy to the country on Thursday.
Abdallah Al-Mouallimi and Hans Grundberg also discussed international efforts to achieve peace in Yemen and issues of common interest.
In his first speech to Yemenis after assuming his position on Sunday, Grundberg said he was aware of the complications and challenges facing his mission, but assured them he would do his best to work on ending the war.
Grundberg urged warring parties in Yemen and regional and international interlocutors to help him achieve his goal.
He succeeds British diplomat Martin Griffiths and has previously worked as EU ambassador to Yemen for two years.