SA pledges support to Yemen
23 March 2021
The Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor held a virtual meeting with her Yemeni counterpart, Dr Ahmed bin Mubarak, this morning, 16 March 2021.
The meeting was a positive engagement that sought to advance bilateral relations between South Africa and Yemen, as well as entering into frank discussions on the political situation in Yemen and ways in which South Africa may offer its support.
Minister Pandor conveyed the sympathies of the people of South Africa regarding the deepening humanitarian crises in Yemen as a consequence of the ongoing conflict. In this regard, the Minister offered South Africa’s support to the Yemeni Government and proposed to share the country’s expertise in conflict resolution and negotiation.