U.N. envoy urges action on Yemen, Security Council to draft resolution




 
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U.N. envoy urges action on Yemen, Security Council to draft resolution
 
January 29th, 2014  
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U.N. envoy urges action on Yemen, Security Council to draft resolution
By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations' envoy on Yemen urged the Security Council on Tuesday to "do its part" in helping stop those attempting to obstruct the Yemeni transition, which diplomats said was a call for possible sanctions against former President Ali Abdullah Saleh. Jordan's U.N. ambassador and president of the Security Council this month, Prince Zeid Ra'ad Zeid al-Hussein, told reporters that the council would start "drafting a resolution in the coming days which will support the wishes and aspirations of the government and people of Yemen." "Council members also expressed their readiness to look into taking measures against any side that attempts to place obstacles to subvert," stability in Yemen, Prince Zeid told reporters.




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