UN Documents for Yemen: Security Council Press Statements

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3 June 2022 SC/14923 This press statement welcomed the 2 June extension of the truce in Yemen.
13 April 2022 SC/14861 This press statement welcomed the creation of and the assumption of responsibilities by the Presidential Leadership Council of the Yemeni Government .
4 April 2022 SC/14853 This press statement welcomed the 1 April call by UN Special Envoy [Hans] Grundberg for a two-month truce announcement on Yemen and the positive response from the parties.
4 April 2022 SC/14852 This press statement strongly condemned the cross-border terrorist attacks by the Houthis against Saudi Arabia on 20 March and 25 March, which struck critical civilian infrastructure.
21 January 2022 SC/14771 This press statement condemned the “heinous terrorist attacks” in Abu Dhabi on 17 January that were committed and claimed by the Houthis.
14 January 2022 SC/14765 This press statement condemned the Houthi seizure and detention of the UAE-flagged vessel, RWABEE, off the coast of Yemen on 2 January 2022.
18 November 2021 SC/14707 This press statement condemned the Houthi seizure of the compound formerly used as the US embassy in Sana’a.
20 October 2021 SC/14671 This press statement expressed unwavering support for UN Special Envoy Grundberg and stressed the need for de-escalation by all, including an immediate end to the Houthi escalation in Marib
16 April 2021 SC/14497 This press statement called on the Houthis to end their escalation in Marib and condemned the cross-border attacks against Saudi Arabia.
18 March 2021 SC/14471 This press statement stressed the need for a de-escalation by all, including an immediate end to the Houthi escalation in Marib.
13 December 2020 SC/14384 This press statement called for the implementation of the Riyadh Agreement and for Yemen’s parties to meet urgently to bridge differences on the joint declaration, and expressed alarm at the new IPC assessment, among other points, about the humanitarian situation.
16 October 2020 SC/14329 This press statement, among other points, urged the Yemeni parties to urgently endorse the UN-facilitated Joint Declaration proposals without delay, condemned military escalations in Marib and Hodeidah governorates and expressed deep concern that famine is a realistic prospect.
29 June 2020 SC/14233 This statement condemned the escalation of violence and expressed deep concern at the slow pace of negotiations, calling on the parties to agree to mediated proposals with haste.
29 April 2020 SC/14176 This press statement was on instability in southern Yemen.
10 April 2020 SC/14159 This statement welcomed the Saudi Arabia-led coalition's 8 April announcement of a unilateral ceasefire in support of the UN peace process and the Secretary-General's call for an immediate cessation of hostilities to counter a possible COVID-19 outbreak, and called on the Houthis to make similar commitments without delay.