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UN calls for inclusive political transition in Yemen

08-10-2011 08:26 BJT

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The UN Security Council has voiced deep concern at the worsening situation in Yemen and reiterated calls for an inclusive political transition in the country.

Hardeep Singh Puri, President of UN Security Council, said, "They were deeply concerned at the worsening Security situation including the threat from Al Qaeda in the Arabian peninsula. The members of the Security Council urged parties to ensure access for the provision of humanitarian assistance, expressed their concern about the increasing interruption of basic supplies and urged all parties to not target vital infrastructure.

The members of the Security Council urged all sides in Yemen to reject violence and show maximum restraint. They called upon all the parties to respect their obligations under applicable international law. The members of the Security Council also called on all parties to move forward urgently and an inclusive, orderly and Yemeni led process of political transition that meets the needs and aspirations of the Yemeni people for change."

The UN Security Council has voiced deep concern at the worsening situation
in Yemen and reiterated calls for an inclusive political transition in
the country.

 

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV.CN

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