Yemen Gov’t: Griffiths is no longer neutral nor fair
5/19/2019 1:11:00 AM
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Alsahwa Net- The Yemeni governorate has stated that “the UN Special Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths is no longer fair nor neutral.”
Spokesman of the government Rajeh Badi told Asharq al-Awasat newspaper that Griffiths did not work to implement the UN resolutions on Yemen and that he deviated from the tasks assigned to him.
Meanwhile, a representative of the Yemeni government to the Redeployment Committee in Hodeida Sagheer bin Aziz has strongly criticized the briefing presented by the UN Special Envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths to the UN Security Council’s session on Wednesday.
Bin Aziz said that Griffiths sought through his briefing to legitimize the existence of the Houthis, pointing out that he ignored the UN resolutions on Yemen.
He further said that Griffiths ignored the sufferings of the Yemenis caused by the Houthi coup, ponting out that only care for staying in his position through appeasing the Houthis.
Bin Aziz stressed that the Houthis did not withdraw from the ports of Hodeida, and that the Houthis only allowed to some staff of the UN to enter the ports under conditions.
He emphasized that the Houthis still refuse all potential options to redeploy in Hodeida, signaling out that they also reject to implement the Stockholm agreement reached in last December in Sweden.