The five group ambassadors express concern over violent escalation in Aden

The five group ambassadors express concern over violent escalation in Aden


The ambassadors of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council to Yemen on Wednesday evening expressed serious concern over the violent escalation in the interim capital Aden.

In a statement issued Wednesday evening, Yemen's diplomatic representatives to China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States expressed deep concern over the recent violent escalation in Aden, calling on all Yemenis to show restraint, end all violence immediately, and engage in dialogue. constructive to resolve their differences peacefully.

The ambassadors reiterated their countries' commitment to supporting a secure and stable future for all Yemenis, a comprehensive political process under relevant UN resolutions, the Gulf Initiative and its operational mechanism, and the outcome document of the Yemeni National Dialogue Conference.

On Wednesday, the interim capital, Aden, witnessed sporadic clashes between presidential protection forces and armed groups of the Southern Transitional Council, in which people were killed and wounded on both sides.

The clashes followed a call by the council's vice-president calling on his supporters to publicly deny and take control of the presidential palace in Ma'ashiq, the seat of the legitimate government.


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