New York

30 December 2020

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General - on Yemen

Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General condemns the deplorable attack on Aden airport shortly after the arrival of the newly formed Yemeni cabinet, which killed and wounded dozens of people. He extends his profound condolences to the families of the victims as well as to the people and Government of Yemen. He wishes a speedy recovery to those injured.
The Secretary-General reaffirms the steadfast commitment of the United Nations to support efforts to resume a Yemeni-led and Yemeni-owned political process to reach an inclusive, negotiated settlement to the conflict.