13 July 201816:19

Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov’s meeting with Yemeni Ambassador to Russia Ahmed Salem Al-Wahishi


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On July 13, Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov received Ambassador of the Republic of Yemen to Russia Ahmed Salem Al-Wahishi at the latter’s request.

The sides exchanged opinions on developments in Yemen and focused on current UN efforts to de-escalate the situation near the city of Al-Hudaydah on the Red Sea coast. In this context, the Russian side supported the mediatory mission of the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths.

They also touched upon matters of Russian humanitarian assistance to Yemen’s civilian population facing major problems and hardships amid the hostilities.

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