| 29 May 2024, Wednesday |

US envoy to Yemen returns to Washington following talks on war-torn country

The US Special Envoy for Yemen, Tim Lenderking, returned on Wednesday to Washington following his trip to Saudi Arabia and Oman, where he held meetings with Omani, Saudi, and Yemeni senior leaders.

In coordination with UN Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths, Lenderking discussed bring about a ceasefire, inclusive political talks, and a durable peace agreement that addresses the needs of all Yemenis.

Lenderking’s discussions also focused on efforts to address the humanitarian and economic crisis in Yemen.

Meanwhile, the US said it welcomed Saudi Arabia’s announcement on Wednesday to provide over $422 million in support for fuel products in Yemen