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Diplomat stresses Kuwait's keenness on finding solution to Yemeni crisis

KUWAIT, March 6 (KUNA) -- The State of Kuwait is eager to find a solution to end Yemen's crisis as soon as possible, Assistant Foreign Minister for Development and International Cooperation Affairs Ambassador Nasser Al-Sabeeh stressed on Monday.
Al-Sabeeh made the statement following the inauguration of a workshop on implementing recommendations on human rights.
In reply to a question on UN Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmad's visit to Kuwait on Sunday, Al-Sabeeh said the visit is part of the envoy's endeavors aiming to reach convergence of views amongst Yemen's conflicting parties.
The envoy tries to persuade the conflicting parties so as to sit at the negotiating table and start direct negotiations to overcome the crisis, Al-Sabeeh added.
He reiterated Kuwait's keenness on alleviating humanitarian suffering in Yemen, taking into consideration UN Secretary General's final call for the necessity of aiding Yemen and other countries to avoid famine.
On Sunday, First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah met with Ould Cheikh Ahmad.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed latest developments in Yemen and international efforts aiming to find a comprehensive political solution to the crisis in that Arab countries. (end) hrz.nma.hm