The head of the national negotiating delegation, Mohammed Abdulsalam officially confirmed that the Sultanate of Oman is currently acting as a mediator between Riyadh and Sana’a to stop the war and bring peace.
“I hope that Oman’s continued efforts to bring peace will benefit and restore stability at all levels in Yemen,” he said on Twitter.
Mohammed Abdulsalam sent a congratulatory message to the Sultanate of Oman on the 49th National Day on Sunday night.
“We extend our warmest congratulations to his Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said and to the Omani people, hoping for continued progress and prosperity for Oman.”
The head of the national delegation praised what makes Oman distinguished from other countries in the region.
“Oman has been characterized by the leadership and people of authentic Arab-Islamic values and morals, which qualified them to be an oasis of good for their people, peace with their neighbours, and a unique place in the region and the world,” Mohammed Abdulsalam said
He added: “We congratulate the Sultanate of Oman and her people on this occasion, our Yemeni people thank them for their humanitarian stand and their continuous efforts to bring peace to Yemen as it has been in all previous stations since the beginning of aggression.”
In first official confirmation since the media has been leaking news about talks between Sana’a and Riyadh, Mohammed Abdulsalam confirmed the news that Oman has officially mediated between Riyadh and Sana’a in order to stop the war.
“We hope that (the Sultanate’s continued efforts) will lead to what benefits Yemen, and will restore stability at all levels,” he said.
Regional and international media have been circulating for weeks reports that Riyadh has asked Oman to mediate between it and Sana’a to stop the war, and to host a meeting between Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and the head of the national negotiating delegation Mohammed Abdulsalam.