Chief of Staff, head of UN Monitoring Team discuss developments in Hodeida
Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Abdullah al-Nakha’ee and Head of UN’s Monitoring Team General Michael Lollesgaard discussed on Saturday the latest developments in Hodeida province.
The meeting, which was held in the interim capital Aden, included the government’s Team in the Redeployment Coordination Committee in Hodeida province.
Lt. Gen. al-Nakha’ee has reiterated the government’s keenness to realize permanent peace that is based on the three terms of references.
He underlined the need for greater efforts to reach binding agreements contribute to facilitating access of relief aids to the people in need, establishing security and implementing Sweden Agreement.
The Chief of Staff stressed that government’s troops are ready to secure redeployment as stipulated by Sweden Agreement, highlighting significance of prioritizing tasks and carrying out in accordance to timescale.
Government team, headed by Maj. Gen. Sagheer bin Aziz, cited the outcomes of previous meetings, problems and difficulties created by Houthi rebel militiamen in order to circumvent the Sweden Agreement
For his part, General Lollesgaard presented suggestions to put the Stockholm’s Agreement in place and action-plan for redeployment in Hodeidah and isolated areas that will secure safe routes for relief aids and humanitarian actions, which will be set in-between the two sides and will be controlled by international forces, hoping that his suggestions will be endorsed by the two parties.