Deputy Secretary Sullivan's Meeting With Yemeni President Hadi

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Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
September 26, 2018


The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:

On September 24, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met with Yemeni President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly. The Deputy Secretary and the President discussed the political process and the dire humanitarian crisis in Yemen. Deputy Secretary Sullivan thanked President Hadi for his continued partnership on counterterrorism efforts, as well as the Republic of Yemen Government’s participation in UN-led consultations in Geneva earlier this month. The Deputy Secretary and the President discussed the importance of all parties supporting UN Special Envoy Martin Griffiths as he continues his consultation and reaffirmed that a political agreement to end the current conflict is the only path to a peaceful, prosperous, and stable Yemen.