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@UNReliefChief In the #UNSC just now @UNReliefChief sounded hopeful that recent discussions with the Houthis may have helped pave the way for an assessment of the SAFER oil tanker, UN eager to assist but access is "entirely up to" the Houthis - notes that UN have been here before... #Yemen

If the oil was extracted, the Houthis would lose a valuable bargaining chip. @UNReliefChief will brief the #UNSC tomorrow on the situation in #Yemen - we may get an update on where things stand now.

In August the Houthis blocked access for a UN assessment team at the last minute. Houthi officials say they will only allow the inspection IF the UN pre-commits to fixing any issues identified. They fear a negative assessment would lead to an emergency extraction of the oil.

NEW: "Defying Boundaries: Using Climate Risks to Forge Cross-Border Agreements"

Brigitte Hugh reviews the Peace III Initiative implemented in the Horn of Africa by @USAID & @mercycorps to advance conflict management. Read more here: https://t.co/KZf2fCHvkK

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@UNReliefChief In the #UNSC just now @UNReliefChief sounded hopeful that recent discussions with the Houthis may have helped pave the way for an assessment of the SAFER oil tanker, UN eager to assist but access is "entirely up to" the Houthis - notes that UN have been here before... #Yemen

If the oil was extracted, the Houthis would lose a valuable bargaining chip. @UNReliefChief will brief the #UNSC tomorrow on the situation in #Yemen - we may get an update on where things stand now.

In August the Houthis blocked access for a UN assessment team at the last minute. Houthi officials say they will only allow the inspection IF the UN pre-commits to fixing any issues identified. They fear a negative assessment would lead to an emergency extraction of the oil.

NEW: "Defying Boundaries: Using Climate Risks to Forge Cross-Border Agreements"

Brigitte Hugh reviews the Peace III Initiative implemented in the Horn of Africa by @USAID & @mercycorps to advance conflict management. Read more here: https://t.co/KZf2fCHvkK

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