The prisoner exchange is a confidence-building measure coinciding with an intense diplomatic push to end Yemen’s war, which has resulted in hundreds of thousands of deaths due to violence, food insecurity, and lack of access to healthcare.
Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Yemen, Mohammed Saeed Al Jaber, visited Sanaa, where he stated that his purpose was to consolidate the current armistice, establish a ceasefire, back a prisoner swap deal, and discuss the means of dialogue between various Yemeni political groups. His ultimate goal is to reach a comprehensive and sustainable political solution in Yemen.
For years, Yemen has been embroiled in a bloody conflict that has caused untold suffering for its people. With multiple factions vying for control, the country has been divided along political and religious lines, and the violence has only intensified. The blockade by the Saudi coalition has worsened the situation, leading to a humanitarian crisis and famine.Ramadan Deal Sees More Than 350 Yemenis Liberated from Saudi Prisons | UPROOTED PALESTINIANS: SALAM ALQUDS ALAYKUM