UN Documents for Yemen: Security Council Presidential Statements

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29 August 2019 S/PRST/2019/9 This was on developments in southern Yemen and efforts to resume comprehensive political negotiations.
15 March 2018 S/PRST/2018/5 This was a presidential statement calling for the full and sustained opening of all of Yemen's ports, including Hodeidah and Saleef ports, and for increased access to Sana'a airport.
9 August 2017 S/PRST/2017/14 This was on the threat of famine in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and north-east Nigeria.
15 June 2017 S/PRST/2017/7 This stressed the importance of keeping all of Yemen’s ports functioning, including Hodeidah.
25 April 2016 S/PRST/2016/5 This presidential statement welcomed the launch of peace talks that started on 21 April 2016 in Kuwait and requested the Secretary-General to provide a plan on how the Special Envoy’s office can further support the Yemeni parties.
22 March 2015 S/PRST/2015/8 This was a presidential statement condemning the Houthi's unilateral actions and reaffirming the Council's readiness to take further measures.
29 August 2014 S/PRST/2014/18 This presidential statement expressed grave concern about the deterioration the security situation in Yemen in light of the actions taken by the Houthis.
15 February 2013 S/PRST/2013/3 This was a presidential statement that reiterated Council members’ readiness to consider sanctions against individuals who interfere in the political transition process.
29 March 2012 S/PRST/2012/8 This presidential statement noted Council members’ concern over the deterioration in the situation since the transfer of power to President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi on 25 February.