The head of the so-called Higher Political Council in Sana’a, Saleh, has canceled the decision of appointing Hisham Sharaf as Foreign Minister to take authority of Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation. This lead to discover to clash between the Houthi government leader, Saleh, and the head of non recognized organization, Habtoor. Habtoor is actually the Minister of Foreign Affairs and his proposal was to make belong to his party also Minister of International Cooperation and Planning, but the proposal was rejected by the President Saleh.
During a meeting between the Yemeni Foreign Minister Sharaf and the UN Resident Coordinator for Humanitarian Affairs in Yemen McGoldrick, they discussed the worsening humanitaria situation in the country and the targeting of the port of Hodeida. The discussion led to the need of intervention of the United Nations and international actors to end the suffering of Yemeni employees, subjected to the policy of starvation by the aggression and the mercenaries. Concerning the port of Hodeida, the Foreign Minister underlined the importance of its safety due to its key role in accepting humanitarian needs for Yemeni people, as McGoldrick also did. The Minister also underlined the efforts made by the National Salvation Government to achieve peace and end the suffering of the Yemeni citizens.
Following the statement issued by the US ambassador to Yemen Tueller on Monday, which exposed Washington’s support to peace under the auspices of the United Nations and to the only solution which is through comprehensive peace negotiations in accordance with parallel political and security procedures, the Foreign Minister HishamSharaf said that this confirms what was before announced by the previous US administration. He also added that the use of peace to reach a political solution both on a Yemeni-Yemeni and a Yemeni-Saudi front, is what the Supreme Political Council and the Government of National Salvation are trying to do. Moreover the Minister called on US President Trump to prove the credibility and to stop arms deals exported to Saudi Arabia and he also called for ending logistical and intelligence support to aggression’s countries against Yemen to create a stable situation for any future peace negotiations.