12/07/2018 – Roma
H.E. Asmahan Abdelhameed Al-Toqi, met today, at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Director of the Middle East and Mediterranean Department of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Luca Gori and Mr. Gianfranco Petruzzella, the Italian special envoy to Yemen.
During the meeting, they discussed a number of issues of common interest and bilateral relations between the two countries and upon means of enhancing and developing them.
The Ambassador touched on the recent developments in the situation in the country, especially the liberation operation of Hodeida, stressing the concern of the legitimate government to spare civilians any harm and sustain the port of Hodeidah open, so as not to affect the reception of humanitarian aid and relief and to ensure safe access to the beneficiaries. She also confirmed the government’s support for the efforts of United Nations envoy Martin Griffiths in this regard.