The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) welcomed declaration of the
Coalition to Support legitimacy in Yemen, to extend the cease fire, for one
month, beginning from Thursday April 23, 2020, based on the request of the UN
Secretary General Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths.
OIC Secretary General Dr. Yusuf bin Ahmed Al-Othaimeen valued the new humanitarian initiative by the Joint Command of the coalition forces, in coincidence with the advent of the holy month of Ramadan, expressing hope that the initiative would contribute in laying ground for appropriate conditions to make exerted political endeavor a success, in order to reach a comprehensive and just political settlement, agreed upon by all Yemenis and to mitigate suffering of the Yemeni people and confront the challenges of the novel Covid-19 pandemic spread.
Al-Othaimeen reiterated OIC stance, taking the side of the Yemeni people, in such circumstances of hardship and backing up efforts to bring peace to Yemen.
Source: Saudi Press Agency