RIYADH, 17th December 2015 (WAM)—Yemen and the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf are discussing preparations for an international reconstruction conference for Yemen, to be held after Yemeni parties reach a political solution to the Yemeni crisis in accordance with the Riyadh Declaration, the final communique of the 36th GCC Summit concluded earlier this month.

This came during a meeting between Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs and Negotiations of the GCC, Abdel Aziz Aluwaisheg, and Yemeni Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Mohammad al-Maytami.

Minister al-Maytami said calling for the upcoming international conference will be an important step towards overcoming the consequence of the crisis and restoring stability and reconstruction.

The GCC and Yemeni officials also discussed the efforts being made by the GCC to restore security and stability to Yemen.