Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov’s meeting with President of Yemen Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi
On April 14, Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov had a meeting with President of the Republic of Yemen Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, prior to the opening of the 29th summit of the League of Arab States.
The main topic of the meeting, which was also attended by Yemeni Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister Abdulmalik Al-Mekhlafi, was the development of the military-political and humanitarian situation in Yemen with an emphasis on the need to urgently stop the military conflict there and adopt measures to ease the critical condition of the civilians.
The Russian side confirmed that the way to the reinstatement of peace and stability in Yemen is through a wide national dialogue with the participation of all leading political forces of Yemen.
When discussing the matters concerning Russia-Yemen affairs, participants at the meeting pointed out the importance of resuming in full traditionally mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields in the course of overcoming the four-year-long Yemeni crisis, including with the assistance of the UN.