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Sudan, Yemen & other topics - Daily Press Briefing…

Sudan, Yemen & other topics - Daily Press Briefing

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Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.
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In response to questions received about the situation in Sudan, the Spokesman said the Secretary-General continues to urge all Sudanese stakeholders to find common ground towards a path that meets the legitimate democratic aspirations of all Sudanese people.

On Yemen, in response to questions about the reported seizure of a ship off the coast of Yemen, the Spokesman said that while the circumstances around the incident remain unclear, the UN is following with concern the reports of the seizure by the Houthis of a vessel flying the flag of the United Arab Emirates in what the Houthis have described as “Yemeni waters”.

Stephanie Williams, the Special Advisor of the Secretary-General for Libya, said that as part of her continuing consultations with Libyan political actors, she met with representatives of the National Forces for Change yesterday.

More than 3 million doses arrived yesterday in Venezuela, bringing the total number of doses received through COVAX to nearly 9 million. COVAX has also contributed 2.6 million syringes to support the national vaccination efforts.

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