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YEMEN DAY 2019

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2419: tabled on 22 May 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that Yemen Day fell on 22 May 2019, marking Yemen's National Yemen Day and the 29th anniversary of the country's unification; is saddened that rather than celebrate this Yemenis continue to endure the brutal war that has lasted more than four years, killing over 70,000 people; believes that the implementation of a UN-led peace process is essential to bring stability to the country; further notes that a letter was sent to the Foreign Secretary calling for peace in Yemen signed by 86 officials from four chambers; deplores that over 19,000 airstrikes have hit Yemen, and the indiscriminate harm caused by landmines; and demands an immediate ceasefire in Yemen that can lead to a lasting peace.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.