Saudi Arabia proposed an initiative for reconciliation of the Central government of Yemen and separatists from the Transitional Council of South Yemen will allow the Central government to regain power in the capital of southern Yemen, Aden, said the foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia Faisal bin Farhan.
Early Wednesday, the Saudi authorities declared that they managed to convince the government of Yemen and the separatists, who seized power in Aden, which was announced by the authorities the temporary capital after the capture of Sana'a by Houthi rebels, go for the continuation of the truce and the formation of a new government with the participation of candidates from the South and the North. After that, the separatists abandoned their declared earlier in the southern provinces self-government.
Established in Yemen after Saudi Arabia put forward an initiative for reconciliation of the separatists in the South and the Central government the situation is unstable and could collapse as easily as in the past year because the parties have not resolved important questions of principle, says researcher of the Centre for Arab and Islamic studies, Institute of Oriental studies, an expert of the Russian Council for international Affairs Grigoriy Lukyanov.
Previously the foreign Ministry of Saudi Arabia announced that the separatists in southern Yemen and the Central government agreed to the proposed Kingdom new implementation mechanism signed in November last year, the Riyadh agreement, which provides for the establishment of a new government with candidates from the South and the North within 30 days. Separatists from the Transitional Council of South Yemen on Wednesday announced the rejection of imposed authorities in seven southern provinces of Yemen in response to the initiative of Saudi Arabia.
The Central government of Yemen and the separatists from the Transitional Council of South Yemen agreed on the urgent initiative of Saudi Arabia to resolve the conflict between the two, which includes the establishment of the new government of Yemen with candidates separatists within 30 days and the withdrawal of separatist forces from the city of Aden, the statement of the representative of the foreign Ministry of the Kingdom the social network Twitter.
In addition, the initiative includes the withdrawal of troops from Aden outside the province, as well as the delineation of power between the two parties in the province of Abyan and returning them to their former positions.
Separatists from the Transitional Council of South Yemen on Wednesday announced the rejection of imposed authorities in seven southern provinces of Yemen in response to the new initiative of Saudi Arabia for their reconciliation with the Central government, said the official representative of the Board Nizar Haissam in his microblog in the social network Twitter.
He expressed the desire to unite with the Central government to counter the ruling in the North, rebels from the movement "Ansar Allah" (Houthis) and the development of the southern provinces.
Yemeni President Abd rabbu Mansour Hadi early Wednesday issued a decree appointing Governor of Aden, one of the leaders of the Transitional Council of the separatist South Yemen Ahmed Hamid Lemlia, said channel "al Jazeera".
The decision on the appointment of the new Governor of Aden was adopted against the background of statements by Saudi Arabia that the consent of the Council and the Central government of Yemen on the implementation of its proposed new mechanism for the implementation of the prisoner last year the Riyadh reconciliation agreement between the separatists and the authorities. This mechanism involves the formation of a new government within 30 days with the inclusion of candidates from the South and the North.
The former President of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (2005-2013) wrote a letter to the crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman, leader of the ruling in Northern Yemen Shiite movement "Ansar Allah" (Houthis) Abdel Malik al-Houthi and the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, urging to end the conflict in Yemen, writes the New York Times, citing a copy of the letter.
The publication notes that amazing the fact that Ahmadinejad wrote a letter to the crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, as Riyadh is "the most ardent opponent" of Iran in the region.
The principle of non-interference is important for the resolution of the crises in the middle East, including in Libya, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
"We always advocate that any problems be solved through dialogue, with the involvement of all countries, through the search for balance of interests. External players should contribute to creating conditions for an inclusive dialogue and to avoid attempts to drive a wedge between the countries, to sow the seeds of confrontation in the geopolitical calculation to obtain unilateral advantages," Lavrov said at a press conference after talks with Iranian foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.
The oil spill from the tanker SAFER, which is 1.1 million barrels of black gold, will result in terrible suffering for the inhabitants of Yemen, the disaster will affect 1.6 million people in the country, said the permanent under Secretary of the UN for humanitarian Affairs mark Lowcock, speaking at a meeting of the Security Council.
According to media reports, the vessel was built in Japan in the 1970s and sold to the Yemeni government in the 1980s. On the ship of length 360 m with 34 of a tank for oil storage. It is reported that the tanker was used until 2015, when Yemen started the conflict. In 2015 it is anchored in the center of the Yemeni port of RAS ISA in the Red sea.
More than half of Yemen's population (15 million people) require food assistance and access to drinking water in order to survive, according to a publication of the International Committee of the red cross on Twitter.
In the publication the ICRC also says that people who do not have access to food, automatically deprived of basic medicines and water. "In Yemen, not 100 people, and 30,5 million," - noted in the message.
The United States seized another shipment of Iranian weapons destined for Yemeni rebels, the Houthis, said the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.
"We prevented another shipment of arms bound to Houthis: June 28, U.S. and partner forces detained near the coast of Yemen the ship with cargo, including 200 rocket-propelled grenades, more than 1,700 Kalashnikovs, 21 missiles surface-to-air, several anti-tank missiles and other advanced weapons and missiles," said Pompeo at a press conference.
Riyadh after a UN report on attacks on oil installations in the country said the international community must exert pressure on Iran, the report said the Saudi Embassy in Russia.
In mid-June, Reuters reported, citing a report by the UN chief Antonio Guterres said that the cruise missiles used in attacks on state oil company Saudi Aramco and the airport in Saudi Arabia to 2019, was "of Iranian origin". The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Iran rejected the report of the UN Secretariat. The official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said that the evidence of Iranian involvement in the attack on Saudi oil facilities in the UN report no.
The Arab coalition launched a series of airstrikes on the positions of the Yemeni rebels of the movement "Ansar Allah" (Houthis) in Sana'a, the Yemeni capital, told RIA Novosti Yemeni military source.
Earlier, the Houthis have threatened the Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia "large scale operations" as revenge for the numerous air strikes on areas under the control of the Houthis, including Sana'a.
Yemeni rebels from the movement "Ansar Allah" (Houthis) has threatened Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia and the UAE "large-scale operations" to avenge the numerous air strikes on areas under the control of the Houthis, including the Yemeni capital Sana'a, a spokesman for the Houthis, Mohammed Abdessalam in the microblog Twitter.
Earlier, a military representative of the Houthis said the TV channel "al-Masirah" that in the last 24 hours, the Arab coalition carried out 57 attacks on Sana'a and other provinces in the North of the country under their control.
Russian Muslims over the past three months has assisted more than 7 thousands of Russian families, and several thousands of labor migrants, giving them food parcels and providing hot meals, told RIA Novosti CEO of the charity Fund "Zakat" in the Spiritual administration of Muslims of Russia Rifat Izmailov.
Also, according to him, the believers every day helped the elderly.
Russian Deputy foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov discussed with the authorities of Qatar the situation in Syria, Libya, Yemen and the Palestinian-Israeli settlement, reports the foreign Ministry.
On the eve of the Doha Bogdanov held meetings with the Minister of foreign Affairs of Qatar Mohammed al-Thani, and also talked with the Finance Minister of Qatar Ali al-Imadi. On Wednesday, Bogdanov was received by state Minister of defence Khaled al-Atiya and held consultations with Minister of state for foreign Affairs of Qatar Sultan al-Muraikhi.
Yemeni rebels from the movement "Ansar Allah" (Houthis) stated they had undertaken the attack on targets on the territory of Saudi Arabia in the framework of "large scale operation", said the representative of the armed forces of Houthis controlled the TV channel "al-Masirah".
Earlier, Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia and the UAE announced that it has intercepted over the territory of the Kingdom of Yemen launched the bombs, the drones, which were intended for hitting civilian targets. The coalition said that as of yesterday, the Houthis released from Yemeni governorate of sa'ada, eight drones and three ballistic missiles towards the Saudi border provinces of Jizan and Najran, one of the missiles the rebels attempted to run in the direction of Riyadh.
Fighting in Yemen Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia have intercepted several bombs drones, which the rebels from Yemeni movement "Ansar Allah" (Houthis) has launched on civilian targets on the territory of the Kingdom, announced on Monday night, the Saudi news portal "Habr Ajil".
According to him, a few bombs, the drones, which were aimed at Saudi civilian targets, managed to destroy the air defense forces.
The Transitional Council of South Yemen announced the establishment of control over the archipelago of Socotra, located in the Indian ocean.
Earlier, the government of Yemen has repeatedly accused southern secessionists in an attempt to establish control over Socotra. June 19, the TV channel Al-Jazeera reported, citing sources, that Saudi troops supporting Yemeni army, left Thursday strongholds around the capital of the province of the city of Hadiboh and handed them control of the Transitional Council.
Russia started to print for Yemen, a new banknote makes it in accordance with the previously concluded contract, said at a briefing the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
The representative of the Russian foreign Ministry was asked to comment on media reports about the detention of separatists in Yemen convoy carrying 64 billion reais in banknotes printed by the Central Bank of Yemen in Russia.
Conclusive evidence of Iranian involvement in the attack on Saudi oil facilities in the report of the United Nations there, said the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
Earlier, Reuters, citing a report by the UN chief Antonio Guterres said that the cruise missiles used in attacks on state oil company Saudi Aramco and the airport in Saudi Arabia to 2019, was "of Iranian origin".
UN Secretary-General antónio Guterres was excluded from the list of the parties responsible for the deaths of children in Yemen, the coalition, led by Saudi Arabia, says the report of the Secretary-General on the situation of children in armed conflicts.
In a similar report in October 2017 fighting on the side of the government of Yemen coalition headed by Saudi Arabia was included in the list of parties that are responsible for the deaths of children.
The Secretary-General of the League of Arab States (LAS), Ahmed Abu al-Gheit urged the international community to urgently allocate funding for UN programmes in Yemen, which without such support would be in a catastrophic situation, said in a Monday statement, the General Secretariat of the Arab League.
Earlier in June, the official representatives of the office of the UN high Commissioner for human rights and UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said that the health system in Yemen is on the verge of collapse without the financial support of the United Nations programme in July will begin to stop working to provide the population with clean water. The official representative of OHCHR Rupert Colville said that the Yemeni hospitals ceased to accept people with symptoms of infection COVID-19 due to the lack of beds, medicines, medical personnel and clean water. If funding is not provided, 30 of 41 UN programme in the country will be closed in the coming weeks, said Colville.
Air defenses Saudi Arabia has shot down a ballistic missile launched by the ruling North Yemen by rebels from the movement "Ansar Allah" (Houthis), a few people were injured, reported Saudi news Agency SPA, quoting Arab coalition.
A ballistic missile was shot down over Saudi Najran city is the administrative center of the eponymous border with Yemen Saudi province.
The health system in Yemen is on the verge of collapse without the financial support of the United Nations programme in July will begin to stop working to provide the population with clean water, said at a briefing on Friday, the official representatives of the office of the UN high Commissioner for human rights and UN Children's Fund (UNICEF).
"We are alarmed at the desperate situation in Yemen, where the health system is on the verge of collapse, and the fear that countless lives will be lost not only by COVID-19, but also because of malaria, cholera, dengue fever and other diseases. We urge international donors to provide immediate assistance to millions of people who have already survived five years of war," - said the official representative of OHCHR Rupert Colville.
Deputy foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergey Vershinin and discussed with the senior assistant Minister of foreign Affairs of Iran at the special political Affairs Haji Ali Askar development of cooperation in the framework of the Astana format on Syria, said the Russian foreign Ministry.
Telephone conversation Vershinin and Hadji took place on 10 June at the initiative of the Iranian side.
The Prime Minister of Yemen'in Abdul Malik Saeed condemned the killing in the South of videoamanda Ruptly stringer and Agence France-Presse (AFP) Nabil al-Kaiti.
Last Tuesday, unknown persons shot in Aden near his home is known in the South of Yemen independent journalist Nabil al-Kaiti, who has collaborated with many major agencies. At his funeral on Friday gathered thousands of people.
Party medical care to combat coronavirus granted by the UN, arrived in the Yemeni city of Aden, according to a published in the Saturday statement, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) on Twitter.
"Despite many challenges, UNICEF continues to supply humanitarian aid by air to Yemen. These supplies are needed to combat the spread of coronavirus in the country", - says in the message.
Thousands of people came to bid farewell to slain Tuesday in Aden in southern Yemen journalist Nabil al-Kaiti, who has collaborated with videoagentstvo Ruptly and Agence France-Presse (AFP). The funeral of the al Kaiti took place on Friday, video of the funeral posted Ruptly.
Unknown assailants shot and killed al-Kaiti near his house in Aden, after which they managed to escape. Sometimes he was filming for Ruptly stories also worked for other agencies, including AFP. He is survived by three children and a pregnant wife.
Stringer RT Salah al ACLU threaten to kill in Yemen, said the chief editor of the channel Margarita Simonyan.
Simonyan thanked the foreign Ministry and the Russian Ambassador in Yemen to help in the evacuation of the journalist and his family.
Cause stringer videoamanda Ruptly and Agency France Press (AFP) Nabil Hassan al-Kaiti in Yemen could be a video about thermal rockets have one of the leaders of power structures of the separatists from the Transitional Council of South Yemen, said on Thursday, RIA Novosti analyst on Yemen Najib al-Yafi.
At the disposal of RIA Novosti there is a recording of an interview with al-Kaiti demonstrated with his missiles are known in Yemen, field commander Abdel Latif al-Safe, which has earned the recognition of the Transitional Council of South Yemen after capturing government positions in the provincial capital of Abyan Zinjibar. He was appointed commander of the so-called "belt of security forces" in August of last year, when the separatists seized the government of Yemen facilities in the South of the country.
UK will allocate 160 million pounds to combat coronavirus and overcoming the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, announced Tuesday the British foreign Secretary Dominic Raab.
"This aid package from the UK will be a matter of life and death for thousands of Yemeni people, who are now threatened by a coronavirus. Our support will help families to feed themselves and access clean water and medical care," - said in transferred to the RIA Novosti statement, the Raab, which the Minister made on the eve of the UN conference on Yemen.
Moscow Muslims may be helping not only their fellow citizens and labour migrants, but also their co-religionists outside Russia, in particular, thousands of needy families in Lebanon, Yemen and Palestine were food insecure, reported RIA Novosti, the Moscow mufti Ildar Alyautdinov.
So, according to him, more than a month ago he was contacted by a fellow from Lebanon who complained about the critical situation in the country - "people have nothing there". The plight of the experience of both Lebanese and Syrian families in this country to the status of refugees.
In the Yemeni port of Aden the highest mortality rate from coronavirus in the world, 17% of patients die, said the UN Secretary-General antónio Guterres.
"There is no more vulnerable country than Yemen. In Aden we have the highest mortality rate in the world from COVID-19 – 17% of those who got sick to die," said Guterres in a press conference.