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A two-month truce in Yemen
(Statement by Press Secretary ONO Hikariko)

April 4, 2022
  1. The Government of Japan welcomes the entry into force of the agreement for a two-month truce in Yemen on April 2, 2022(local time) which was mediated by the United Nations. Japan highly appreciates the mediation efforts made by Mr. Hans Grundberg, Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for Yemen, towards the peace and stability of Yemen, including this agreement and the recent political consultations.
  2. There is no military solution to the Yemeni conflict, but a political solution through dialogue among the Yemeni people. From this perspective, the Government of Japan strongly hopes that this truce agreement will continue to be observed by all parties concerned, achieving the import of fuel and the renewal of commercial flights, and lead to progress in dialogue towards achieving a political solution to the situation in Yemen.
  3. The Government of Japan has been actively providing humanitarian assistance for Yemen and remains committed to continue making efforts, in cooperation with the United Nations and countries concerned, to realize peace and stability in Yemen.

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