The United States of America welcomed the signing of Riyadh agreement between the Yemeni legitimate government and the southern transitional council which was signed in Riyadh yesterday.
In a statement today, the U.S. state department said that the United States of America hopes that all the parties would avail themselves of the signing of this document to end struggle and achieve peace and stability which the Yemeni people is worthy of.
The statement added that the United States extends thanks to Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense and the Kingdom’s government; the Yemeni President Abd Rabbou Mansour Hadi and his government; and the government of the United Arab Emirates for paving the way for this pivotal agreement which will support the efforts being led by the United Nations towards a comprehensive political settlement.
The statement urged all parties to reach a solution and get committed to implement the agreement, confirming the support of the United States and its continuing work with its international partners to bring about peace, prosperity and security to Yemen.
The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement today that Moscow welcomes the signing of the document and considers it as an important step to unite the Yemeni society, and a positive example to reach compromises that are acceptable and necessary in the current circumstances experienced by Yemen.
The statement noted in particular the role of the mediation by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, and their significant contributions in reaching the agreement, and taking on the task of following up the progress made in the practical implementation of this agreement.
The United Nation Security Council has hailed the agreement, describing it as an important and positive step towards a comprehensive political solution to the crisis in Yemen, affirming its commitment to the unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Yemen.