The Prime Minister of the Government of Republic of Yemen, Dr. Muin Abdel Malik, returned yesterday to Aden, the country’s interim capital. This constitutes an essential first step in implementing the Riyadh Agreement signed between the Government of Yemen and the Southern Transitional Council. The presence of the Government in Yemen is a key development. The European Union expects all stakeholders to abide to the terms of the Agreement and display sincere collaboration on the ground to ensure its smooth and timely implementation.
19 November 2019, New York - Statement on behalf of the European Union and its Member States by H.E. Mr. Silvio Gonzato, Deputy Head of Delegation, Delegation of the European Union to the United Nations, at the Security Council debate on Peacebuilding and sustaining peace: the role of reconciliation in the maintenance of international peace and security
Yesterday's parliamentary elections in the Republic of Belarus took place in an overall calm atmosphere. Nevertheless, it was a lost opportunity to conduct elections fully in line with international standards.