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Civil War In Yemen

EDM number 913 in 2014-15, proposed by Keith Vaz on 24/03/2015.
Categorised under the topics of International politics and government and Middle East.

That this House is dismayed by recent developments in Yemen, which has descended into chaos and civil war; is appalled by the recent series of bombings against mosques in Sanaa, for which the group Islamic State have claimed responsibility; deplores attempts by groups loyal to former autocrat Ali Adullah Saleh, and associated with the Houthi rebel group, to bomb President Hadi's residence in Aden; notes that British and US Special Forces have both been evacuated from the country, following the evacuations of numerous Western and regional embassies in recent weeks; further notes the assertion by the UN Special Envoy, Jamal Benomar, that the conflict risks descending into a Iraq-Libya-Syria combination; calls on the Government to take any and all possible measures to halt the descent into violence; and calls for all parties to immediately cease hostilities and return to negotiations.

This motion has been signed by a total of 9 MPs.

Keith Vaz24/03/2015Leicester EastLabourProposed
Peter Bottomley24/03/2015Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Jim Shannon25/03/2015StrangfordDUPSeconded
Alan Meale25/03/2015MansfieldLabourSeconded
Ronnie Campbell25/03/2015Blyth ValleyLabourSeconded
Sandra Osborne25/03/2015Ayr, Carrick and CumnockLabourSeconded
Bob Blackman25/03/2015Harrow EastConservativeSigned
David Ward25/03/2015Bradford EastLiberal DemocratSigned
Mark Durkan25/03/2015FoyleSocial Democratic and Labour PartySigned

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