The Secretary-General met with H.E. Mr. Abdrabuh Mansour Hadi Mansour, President of the Republic of Yemen.
The Secretary-General stressed the necessity of establishing a cessation of hostilities in Yemen and returning to UN-facilitated talks on a negotiated political settlement to end the war.
The Secretary-General expressed his concerns about the challenges facing Yemen, including the triple threat of conflict, cholera and food insecurity. He called on the Government to do its utmost to protect civilians and alleviate the suffering of all Yemenis. He referred to UN efforts to this end.
New York, 23 September 2017