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US special envoy for Yemen returns to Mideast on 10-day visit

February 22, 2021
Timothy Lenderking, the US special envoy for Yemen, is traveling to several Gulf countries from Feb. 22 to March 3, the Department of State announced on Monday. — Courtesy photo
Timothy Lenderking, the US special envoy for Yemen, is traveling to several Gulf countries from Feb. 22 to March 3, the Department of State announced on Monday. — Courtesy photo

Saudi Gazette report

WASHINGTON — Timothy Lenderking, the US special envoy for Yemen, is traveling to several Gulf countries from Feb. 22 to March 3, the Department of State announced on Monday.

“The Department of State said in a statement that Lender king’s discussions will focus on "the United States' dual-track approach to end the conflict in Yemen: a lasting political solution and humanitarian relief for the Yemeni people."

The statement added that Lender king will be meeting with senior government officials in the region and UN Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths.

This will be Lenderking’s second visit to the region in than two weeks. During his last visit to Saudi Arabia early this month, he discussed with Saudi officials developments in Yemen and reviewed joint Saudi-US efforts and support toward reaching a comprehensive political solution to the Yemeni crisis.


February 22, 2021
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