Exclusive: contents of Iranian initiative for Yemen peace revealed
Al Mayadeen's sources revealed some key points stipulated in the Iranian initiative for peace in Yemen, which includes a ceasefire, negotiations, and an inclusive government.
The Iranian initiative for peace in Yemen was presented years ago, and the international community and the countries of the coalition of aggression turned a blind eye to it, well-informed sources told Al Mayadeen on Friday.
"The initiative stipulated implementing a ceasefire and a complete lifting of the blockade on Yemen, in addition to opening all land, sea, and air crossings," the sources said.
The initiative also stipulated initiating political negotiations to reach an agreement on the transitional period following the war and the lifting of the blockade, as well as forming a comprehensive consensus government to manage affairs while providing Yemen with economic support.
"The steps stipulated in the Iranian initiative will need an agreement from the countries of the Saudi coalition, the UAE, the United States, the United Kingdom, in addition to Iran, the initiator. Russia will be joining as a supporting party in addition to the United Nations playing the role of coordinator and mediator," the sources concluded.
The Iranian initiative to resolve the crisis in Yemen "is key to a solution," and it deals with the war and blockade in Yemen, in addition to a negotiation mechanism and a way to de-escalate the situation, Yemeni Foreign Minister Hisham Sharaf said Thursday.
Tehran had expressed its readiness in March to support any peace initiative based on ending the aggression on Yemen in addition to a comprehensive ceasefire, ending the occupation, lifting the blockade, and initiating political dialogue.