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Kuwait ready to host Yemenis to sign final agreement - His Highness PM

NEW YORK, Sept 20 (KUNA) - Kuwait said Wednesday it was ready to host the Yemeni parties to sign a final peace agreement, extending support to UN efforts to reach a political settlement for the Yemen conflict.
"We express our readiness again to receive our Yemeni brothers to sign a final agreement once they conclude it," representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said in a speech before the UN General Assembly in New York.
Kuwait hosted the UN-brokered Yemeni negotiations for more than three months last year in a bid to help reach a peace agreement. The parties failed to reach any deal.
His Highness the Prime Minister renewed support for the UN envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Sheikh Ahmad's attempt to solve the conflict, which caused massive humanitarian and economic problems for the Yemeni people.
Kuwait rushed to help the Yemeni people and allocated USD 100 million to provide relief aid for the people in need to ultimately restore security and stability in the country, which has been in uncertainty since the coup of Houthis and former President Ali Abdullah Saleh on the legitimate leadership.
His Highness the Prime Minister reasserted commitment to unity, sovereignty and independence of Yemen. He also rejected any interference in its internal affairs.
A solution to the crisis in Yemen, he added, should be based on outcome of national dialogue, the GCC initiative and its implementation mechanism and UN resolution 2216. (end) bs.asf