The Joint Forces Command of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen: Announcing a one-month extension of a Comprehensive Ceasefire in Yemen
Saudi Press Agency
Friday 1441/9/1 - 2020/04/24
Riyadh, April 24, 2020, SPA -- Statement by the Official Spokesman of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen COL Turki Al-Malki
"In reference to its previous announcement on 08 April, 2020, and in response to the ceasefire request by SESGY Martin Griffiths in order to allow progress in the negotiations between the two parties regarding a permanent ceasefire, economic and humanitarian measures agreements, relaunch of the political process, and in further continuation of the Coalition's seriousness and will to alleviate the suffering of the brotherly people of Yemen, working to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and preventing its outbreak with the onset of the Holy month of Ramadan, the Joint Forces Command of the Coalition hereby announces a one-month extension of the ceasefire beginning Thursday, 23 April, 2020.
The Joint Forces Command of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen reiterates that the chance is still there for concerted efforts to reach a comprehensive and permanent ceasefire in Yemen, and consensus on serious, direct and tangible steps to alleviate the suffering of the Yemeni brotherly people, and that it will strongly support such fundamental steps with the UN in order to reach a just and comprehensive political solution agreed upon by all the Yemenis.
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