OFFICIAL STATEMENT 064
Prisoner exchange in Yemen

​The Government of Spain welcomes the agreement reached on 27 September between the internationally recognised Government of Yemen and the Houthis for the exchange of more than 1,000 prisoners, the first since the conflict began in 2015.

29/09/2020


Spain congratulates the United Nations Special envoy, Martin Griffiths, and the International Committee of the Red Cross, on their role as facilitators.

The Government of Spain urges the parties to continue agreeing measures to build up trust within the framework of the Stockholm Agreement reached in 2018, and urges them, under the auspices of the UN, to negotiate a political solution that brings an end to a conflict that has led to a serious humanitarian crisis.

 

 

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