Iran is in favor of the extension of the truce in Yemen | News

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The Government of Iran ruled this Saturday in favor of the decision of the Yemeni authorities and the rebel forces to prolong the extension for two months of the truce in the country declared on June 2.

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Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Said Khatibzade said that “the Islamic Republic of Iran hopes that with these efforts we will see the complete lifting of the siege, and the establishment of a lasting ceasefire.”

Similarly, the Tehran official “has considered that the solution to the Yemen crisis is political” while also stressing that Iran “has used all its capacity to promote a just peace.”

Said Khatibzadeh said that Iran hopes that, in light of these efforts, the parties to the conflict will find a political solution to the crisis, which has left a recent balance between April 2 and June 1 of 19 dead civilians and 32 wounded. by mines, despite the ceasefire in the region.

Last Thursday, June 2, the UN special envoy for Yemen, Hans Grundberg, had announced that the parties to the conflict in Yemen had accepted the United Nations proposal to renew the current truce.

On the other hand, the spokeswoman for the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Elizabeth Throssell, noted that “despite the truce, our office registered four incidents of sniper fire that resulted in the death of three civilians, including a woman. , and serious injuries to two civilians, including a child, in areas under government control near the front lines in Al Dalee and Ta’izz Governorates”.

Some of the UN data ensures that in 2021, the war left more than 2,500 civilians dead or injured and forced some 300,000 people to flee their homes, raising the figure to 4.3 million from 2015 to 2022.

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