Tehran (IP) - Iran's Foreign Minister, in the meeting with UN Secretary General's special representative for Yemen, said that Iran wanted peace, stability, and security in Yemen.

Iran PressIran News: Iran's Foreign Minister on Sunday had a meeting with Hans Grundberg, the UN Secretary General's special representative for Yemen.

The Saudi-led coalition, since the start of the invasion of Yemen in 2015, has killed over 17,000 Yemenis and injured 10,000 others while making millions of civilians homeless.

According to the UN, Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen has caused the world's worst humanitarian disaster.

In the meeting, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, pointed out that Yemenis should take the final decision on the fate of the country and emphasized that the Islamic Republic wants peace, stability, and security for the great nation and believes that the stability and security of the country has a direct impact on the stability and security in the region and the Persian Gulf.

Amir-Abdollahian added that maintaining the status quo and realizing a lasting ceasefire depends on lifting the humanitarian blockade of Yemen completely.

He stressed: "We cannot remain indifferent to the fate of 20 million Yemenis living under challenging conditions of providing basic needs such as medicine, food, and clean water."

Criticizing the failure to implement some of the obligations contained in the agreement, the minister emphasized the necessity of lifting the humanitarian blockade of Yemen.

Hans Grundberg, the UN Secretary General's special representative for Yemen, also said: "Since the beginning of my mission as a special representative, I have been working on establishing a ceasefire, and I have always emphasized that we should move towards a stable and permanent ceasefire."


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