The formation of a Presidential Leadership Council in Yemen
(Statement by Press Secretary ONO Hikariko)
April 8, 2022
- The Government of Japan welcomes the announcement of the government reform in Yemen on April 7 (local time), including the formation of a Presidential Leadership Council, as an important step towards realizing the peace and stability in Yemen. Japan highly appreciates the efforts of the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and other parties concerned.
- Taking this opportunity, the Government of Japan, once again, calls on all parties for abiding by the recent truce agreement which was mediated by the United Nations.
- 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.