Almotamar.net-saba - Vice President Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi met here on Wednesday with European Union (EU) delegation's Head and ambassador to Yemen Michele Cervone d'Urso.
Hadi and d'Urso discussed political and diplomatic activities under the implementation of the political settlement in Yemen according to the Gulf Cooperation Council-brokered initiative.
The Vice President praised the EU ambassador's efforts and the European assistance to Yemen before and during the crisis, voicing his appreciation of the EU role in mobilizing support and assistance for Yemen.
The European ambassador asserted the EU incessant support for all efforts made for the security, unity and development of Yemen, valuing the great efforts made and being made by Hadi to put an end for the crisis and its difficult consequences in Yemen.
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.