Almotamar.net - Assistant Secretary General for the Political Affairs at the General People’s Congress GPC Sultan Saeed al-Barakani has said the elections are a major issue demanding all the committed political forces preservation of democracy and to stop following the mirage of the Joint Meeting Parties (JMP).
Al-Barakani added, “It is not possible to leave our necks to parties leading us to an unknown fate.” He has ridiculed the JMP’s threat of moving the street, saying “If the JMP possesses the power of moving the street it would have done that after the presidential and local elections, when it had launched its threats.”
In an interview to Al-Mithaq newspaper published today , al-Barakani expected that the upcoming parliamentary elections would witness a large participation of the woman in addition to the presence of new parties that were absent from the parliament because of the shortage of their financing and predominance of the big parties.
Al-Barakani also clarified that the GPC’s present program is taking interest in urging its members and supporters towards stopping any crazy act or illogical behavior by the JMP and the full direction towards the elections.
The Amnesty International (AI) and Human Rights Watch (HRW) have called on the United Nations General Assembly to immediately suspend the membership rights of Saudi Arabia in the UN Human Rights Council.
The two organizations accused Saudi Arabia of exploiting the body to obstruct justice in regard to committing possible war crimes in Yemen.
In a joint statement issued Wednesday, they urged in the United Nations General Assembly to take this decision because of the regularly flagrant violations of human rights by the Saudi regime.
The statement confirmed that the two organizations will practice pressure on the General Assembly for a vote in this aspect.
The national delegation confirmed on Sunday its keenness on the success of the Yemeni consultations in Kuwait under the auspices of the United Nations.
This came during a joint session between the national delegation and Riyadh’s delegation in the presence of the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his special envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed.
At the session, the UN Secretary-General asserted that the position of the international community is clear, which is that the conflict should stop and Yemen should return to the path of political transition.
Ban Ki-moon expressed his optimism for the recent release of prisoners and detainees, urging the parties to release all prisoners as a goodwill initiative before the Eid al-Fitr.