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Interior Minister meets UN official for talks

Interior Minister meets UN official for talks

[01/December/2011]


SANA’A, Dec. 01 (Saba)- Interior Minister Mutahar Rashad al-Masri met on Thursday Director of the UN's Electoral Assistance Division Craig Jenness who visiting currently Yemen.

During the meeting, the Yemeni minister reviewed with the UN official ways to promote and develop the relations of cooperation and coordination between Yemen and the United Nations in the field of elections.

Al-Masri praised Yemen’s relations with the UN in all areas, particularly the humanitarian and security coordination, hailing the UN’s efforts and significant role in the success of the Gulf-brokered initiative and its implementation mechanism signed in the Saudi capital last week by all political parties in Yemen.

For his part, Jenness said that the UN is keen to provide all assistance to Yemen during the next elections and beyond, praising the wisdom and statesmanship of Yemen’s political leadership that signed the initiative in order to end the country’s current crisis.

The UN official also pointed out that the UN has a strong will to support Yemen in the implementation of the initiative and its implementation mechanism.

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