UN Documents for Yemen: Security Council Press Statements

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22 December 2017 SC/13143 This was a statement condemning the 19 December ballistic missile attack by the Houthis against Riyadh.
4 October 2016 SC/12541 Council members strongly condemned an attack by Houthi forces on a UAE vessel operating near Bab al-Mandeb straight on 1 October.
8 September 2016 SC/12512 This press statement expressed members' continued support for the Special Envoy and urged the parties to resume consultations and to recommit to and respect the cessation of hostilities.
23 March 2016 SC/12300 This press statement welcomed the Special Envoy's announcement of a cessation of hostilities and peace talks.
18 February 2016 SC/12250 This was a press statement that expressed serious concern over Yemen’s humanitarian crisis, and urged all parties to the conflict in Yemen to take urgent steps towards resuming a ceasefire.
23 December 2015 SC/12184 Council members welcomed the Yemeni parties’ participation in recent peace talks and urged all parties to adhere to the cessation of hostilities and exercise maximum restraint if violations emerge.
23 October 2015 SC/12096 This was a press statement welcoming Special Envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed's announcement of the upcoming talks and reaffirming their call for the parties to attend the talks without preconditions.
24 September 2015 SC/12056 This press statement condemned a terrorist attack at a mosque in Sana'a.
11 September 2015 SC/12042 This press statement welcomed the announcement of upcoming talks between the Houthis, GPC and the Yemeni government.
4 September 2015 SC/12036 This press statement condemned the 2 September terrorist attacks in Sana'a and the killing of two ICRC staff.
10 July 2015 SC/11966 This press statement supported the implementation of an unconditional humanitarian pause by all parties to start at 11:59 pm on 10 July until the end of Ramadan.
25 June 2015 SC/11944 This press statement positively took note of the Special Envoy's "principles" for advancing UN-brokered consultations, and reaffirmed the Council's call on Yemeni parties to engage in talks without preconditions.
18 June 2015 SC/11935 This was a press statement condemning the 17 June 2015 terrorist attacks in Sana’a.
2 June 2015 SC/11915 This press statement expressed deep disappointment that consultations in Geneva, scheduled for 28 May, did not take place and urged Yemeni stakeholders to participate in inclusive negotiations as soon as possible in good faith and without preconditions.
12 May 2015 SC/11888 This was a press statement on the humanitarian situation in Yemen, which also welcomed the five-day humanitarian pause in the conflict.