New York

02 February 2019

Note to correspondents on Yemen

On 2 February, in preparation for the third meeting the Redeployment Coordination Committee (RCC), the head of the UN Monitoring Mission in support of the Hodeidah Agreement (UNMHA) and chair of the committee, General Cammaert, boarded a UN vessel in the port of Hodeidah and sailed to pick up the delegation of the Government of Yemen at a rendezvous in the Red Sea.
Gen. Cammaert and the delegation returned to an anchor point in the inner port of Hodeidah and will be joined tomorrow by the delegation of the Houthis.
The parties will then resume joint discussions on the implementation of the redeployment of forces and the facilitation of humanitarian operations, as agreed in the Stockholm Agreement.
The last joint meeting of the RCC concluded on 3rd January. Since then, the RCC Chair and his team have been crossing frontlines to keep the Parties engaged and discussing the implementation of the agreement.