France welcomes UN Particular Envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg’s announcement on June 2 of the two-month extension of the truce in that nation. This extension was made attainable by the constructive angle proven by the events to the battle and by assist for Mr. Grundberg’s efforts from the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council and regional companions akin to Jordan and Egypt.
The truce instituted on April 2 made it attainable to renew the primary business flights between Sanaa and Amman, and Sanaa and Cairo, in six years. With Yemen dealing with a very extreme humanitarian disaster, the extension of the truce ought to make it attainable to reopen the roads from town of Taez, to institute a ceasefire and start discussions on an enduring political resolution to the battle. France reiterates its full assist for UN efforts in that route.