CAIRO, 25th September, 2016 (WAM) — Dr. Ahmed Aboul-Gheit, Arab League Secretary-General, has met with Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Yemen, on the sidelines of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly in New York.

According to a statement issued by the Arab League, Mr. Aboul-Gheit received a briefing from the UN Envoy on the results of his contacts with Yemeni and international parties concerned with the Yemeni issue, in the context of seeking political settlement.

Mr. Aboul-Gheit reiterated the Arab League’s consistent stance that any settlement in Yemen must be on the lines of the National Dialogue outputs, the Gulf initiative and the relevant UN Security Council Resolutions.