MOSCOW, January 27. /ITAR-TASS/. The National Dialogue Conference in Yemen has laid the foundation for stabilization and the country’s further development, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said Monday.
“The sides have arrived at the understanding that Yemen should be a secular, modern democratic state, where equality and rights of the population will be guaranteed by new federalism,” the ministry said. “The latter aspect gains special importance amid the urgent need to find a consensus on the problem of South Yemen”.
“We should note the importance of progress made by the Yemenis in the just-ended national forum. In accordance with the initiative of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf(GCC) and the UN SC’s resolutions 2014 and 2051, its participants managed to lay the foundation for stabilization and further development of the Republic of Yemen,” the ministry added.
“We hope that prompt realization of the Conference’s decisions will pave the way for practical resolution of the political, economic and social difficulties facing Yemen, fulfillment of the people of Yemen’s fair aspirations and striving for normal life and better social and economic welfare,” goes the ministry’s report adding Russia “will continue to assist Yemen on its way of reforms” both bilaterally and in cooperation with ten states that will guarantee implementation of the Yemen agreements.
The final meeting of the National Dialogue Conference in the Republic of Yemen took place on January 25. Delegates from various political parties and movements, NGOs, women and youth unions agreed collective decisions on the most important social economic and political issues facing the Yemeni society.