Tehran (IP)- The spokesman of Yemen's Ansarullah movement and the head of the negotiating team of the country's national salvation government has met with the Iranian foreign minister's senior advisor for special political affairs in Tehran to discuss the latest developments in the peace process and the obstacles existing in the way of the establishment of peace in Yemen.

Iran PressIran News:  Saudi Arabia, with the support of the United States, the UAE, and several other countries, has launched a military invasion of Yemen in March 2015, putting a land, sea, and air siege on the impoverished country.

Despite the request of the United Nations special envoy to the conflicting parties in Yemen to adhere to the ceasefire, local Yemeni sources report the continued violation of the ceasefire by the aggressor Saudi coalition.

Ali Asghar Khaji, the Iranian foreign minister's senior advisor for special political affairs, in a meeting with Mohamamd Abdul Salam, the spokesman of Yemen's Ansarullah movement, expressed pleasure that the truce in Yemen is holding

He also voiced hope that the ceasefire will pave the way for the unconditional removal of the Saudi-led blockade on Yemen, for a nationwide cessation of hostilities and political dialog.

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For his part, the top negotiator of Yemen’s natiYemen'slvation government thanked Iran’s politIran'snd humanitarian assistance for Yemen and its people. Abdul Salam further reported to Khaji on the implementation of the temporary truce and the prospects of developments in Yemen.

He pointed to the current attempts to hamper proper fulfillment of obligations, saying it is necessary that the other side follow through on its commitments, the siege of Yemen be removed, fighting stop, and salaries of employees be paid.

Saudi Arabia's warmongering measures in Yemen have so far killed hundreds of thousands of Yemenis, injured tens of thousands, and displaced millions.

The military aggression has also destroyed more than 85 percent of Yemen's infrastructure, leaving the country severely short of food and medicine.

The United Nations brokered the truce between the two sides, which came into effect in April and was extended for another two months on June 2. 219


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