The senior advisor to the Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran on special political affairs and the chief negotiator of the National Salvation Government of Yemen, discussed the developments related to the peace process in Yemen in a telephone conversation today, Tuesday.

Iran PressMiddle East: The continuous approach of the Islamic Republic of Iran towards the crisis in Yemen has always been to support a political solution to end the war in this country.

Iran has always stated in this context that it will not give up any efforts to help the oppressed people of Yemen.

In this telephone conversation, Mohammed Abdulsalam, while emphasizing the desire of the leaders of the National Salvation Government to maintain the peace in Yemen, said that the extension of the ceasefire for a new period depends on the completion of the obligations of the other side in order to lift the blockade, stop the conflicts.

Ali Asghar Khaji, the senior adviser to the Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, also expressed his satisfaction with the continuation of the ceasefire process in Yemen and expressed hope that the resistance of the Yemeni people will eventually lead to the lifting of the cruel siege and reaching an agreement.

In response to the phone call of Mehdi Al-Mashat, the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Seyed Ebrahim Raisi, praised the brave resistance of the Yemenis and noted that the Islamic Republic of Iran, emphasizes the need to maintain territorial integrity and Yemen's national sovereignty.

Raisi also said that Iran supports the ceasefire that will lead to complete peace and the real lifting of the oppressive economic blockade against this nation.

A nationwide ceasefire has been implemented in Yemen since April 2.

The ceasefire in Yemen includes the cessation of military operations, the opening of Sana'a International Airport for some flights, and the opening of al-Hudaidah port to ships carrying fuel.

With the support of the United States, the United Arab Emirates and several other countries, Saudi Arabia has carried out a military invasion against Yemen since March 2015 and laid siege to the country by land, sea and air.

The war-mongering of Saudi Arabia and its allies in Yemen has so far led to the deaths and injuries of hundreds of thousands of Yemenis and the displacement of 4 million people. 219

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