almotamar.net - The 8+8 sub-committee discussed a five-region republic as a possible solution to the Southern Issue Thursday evening with UN Special Envoy to Yemen Jamal Benomar and NDC Secretary General Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak.
Benomar briefed the committee on the outcomes of his last visit to New York, where he reported to the UN Security Council on the latest developments in Yemen and its political transition. Benomar focused on the country’s National Dialogue Conference and progress on the Southern Issue in particular.
Benomar reviewed his report with the committee, praising Yemen for its determination to overcome challenges.
He confirmed that there is international praise for Yemen, saying that Yemenis should be proud of their unique model amongst Arab Spring countries.
Benomar praised the committee’s achievements, and expressed his hope for a solution based on consensus for controversial issues, saying that the country must be ready for compromise and concessions.
Committee members expressed their concerns with the multi-region model. They told Benomar they were keen to continue discussions on the state’s structure.
Committee members are expected to continue discussion on proposals for the Southern Issue on Friday.
A Saudi aggression fighter jet targeted a citizen's car driving in Fara area of Kutaf district in Saada province overnight, killing the driver and injuring his friend, a security official said on Monday.
Scores of Saudi enemy soldiers were killed and injured on Sunday when the army and popular forces repelled a Saudi military attempt to sneak into Shurfah site in the border province of Najran, a military official said.
The operation was accomplished successfully against the Saudi
Saudi aggression warplanes have launched more than 49 airstrikes over the past hours on several residential areas across Yemen, a security official said on Sunday.
The airstrikes targeted the areas of Malahiz and Husama in Dhahir district, and areas Thuban, Masahif and Sdad in Bakim district of northern Saada province.