Pakistan

Parliament calls Islamabad to play mediator’s role in Yemen

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan will play the role of a mediator for peace in Yemen, a resolution unanimously passed in joint session of the parliament said.

According to ARY News, the joint session of Pakistani Parliament in a resolution says that Yemen conflict could change into a wider crisis calling for dialogue for peaceful solution of the conflict.

The 12-point resolution moved by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar desired that the government should initiate steps to move the United Nations and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to bring about an immediate ceasefire in Yemen.

The resolution desired that Pakistan should maintain neutrality in the Yemen conflict so as to be able to play a proactive diplomatic role to end the crisis. It urged the Muslim Ummah and international community to intensify their efforts to promote peace in Yemen.

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The Saudi government had approached Pakistan for warplanes, warships and soldiers to assist in the conflict and join the Saudi-led military coalition involveed in Yemen conflict.

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The resolution expressed serious concerns on the deteriorating security and humanitarian crisis in Yemen and its implications for peace and stability of the region. It supported all humanitarian initiatives aimed at bringing relief to the people caught in the conflict. It called upon the warring factions in Yemen to resolve their differences peacefully through dialogue.

The resolution voiced deep concerns at the increasing threats posed by different terrorists groups and non-state actors to the security and stability of the region. It advised the government to enhance its friendship and cooperation with the Gulf Cooperation Council and other regional countries in combating terrorism and extremism.

The parliament also calls the Muslim countries and international community to intensify diplomatic efforts for promotion of peace in the war-hit Yemen.

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