Riyadh 0
2 August 2022

The UN Special Envoy for Yemen announced that “the parties have agreed to extend the truce, under the same terms, for an additional two months… This truce extension includes a commitment from the parties to intensify negotiations to reach an expanded truce agreement as soon as possible”. The U.S. State Department hailed the announcement, expressing commitment “to advancing a durable, inclusive peace agreement in Yemen… [and] to mitigating Yemen’s dire humanitarian and economic crisis”. A senior Iranian diplomat reiterated “Iran’s support for continued efforts to establish a lasting and just peace in Yemen”.

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