Declaration on Yemen

Meeting of the SI Council in Istanbul, Turkey, 11-12 November 2013

The Socialist International continues to closely monitor developments during the transitional process in Yemen. The Council expresses its support for the Yemeni comprehensive national dialogue and calls upon sponsoring states to support the implementation of its outcomes.

The SI continues stand in solidarity with its member party in Yemen, the Yemeni Socialist Party (YSP), and commends its role in the democratisation process and efforts made for the construction of a modern civil state, the promotion of democracy, justice, freedoms and the defence of human rights.

The Council recognises the crucial role of young Yemeni women and men in the peaceful revolution and wishes them success in the accomplishment of their goals.