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ASSASSINATION OF THE GOVERNOR OF ADEN, YEMEN

EDM (Early Day Motion) 849: tabled on 10 December 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 19 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House is dismayed by the recent assassination of the Governor of Aden, Yemen, Jaafar Mohammed Saad, by Daesh; is deeply concerned by the growing strength of Daesh in Yemen, which has announced its intention to continue assassinating political figures and bombing mosques and other civilian areas; notes that President Hadi will now take responsibility of governing Aden, which continues to suffer considerable violence and unrest; further notes that peace talks between the Hadi government and Houthi rebel group will take place on 15 December 2015 in Switzerland; commends the UN envoy to Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, on bringing the parties together for these talks; and calls on the Government to make all possible diplomatic efforts to ensure that these peace talks lead to a ceasefire, and a transition towards a long-term peaceful resolution of the conflict.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.