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The Executive Office of the Yemeni Women's Union appeals to the organizations for assistance affected by tropical Cyclone "Luban
[17 October 2018]
President calls for the establishment of an aid fund in affected by the tropical cyclone in Al-Mahara
[17 October 2018]
Parliament calls for its members abroad to come back home
[16 October 2018]
Challenges facing service sectors due to aggression discussed
[16 October 2018]
From south to north .. No to starvation and occupation in Yemen
[16 October 2018]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
A citizen injured by aggression target in Saada
[18 October 2018]
5citizens killed, injured by coalition airstrikes in Hodeidah
[18 October 2018]
Dozens of Saudi-paid mercenaries kills, injures in Jawf
[18 October 2018]
Artillery shelling targets Saudi vehicles gatherings in Marib
[18 October 2018]
Army launches Zilzal-2 on mercenaries' troops in Asir
[18 October 2018]
 
  Reports
Reports: Saudi aggression airstrikes hit Saada in the past 24 hours
[17 October 2018]
Reports: Saudi aggression airstrikes hit water sources and markets in Saada ,Hodeidah in the past 24 hours
[13 October 2018]
Reports: Four citizens killed, a child injured in the western coast in the past 24 hours
[12 October 2018]
Reports: Series of airstrikes hit Saada, Hodeidah , Jizan in the past 24 hours
[10 October 2018]
Yemeni armed forces announced achievement of unique victories in front of Jizan
[09 October 2018]
 
  International
FM sends letter to EU's High Representative for Foreign Affairs
[16 October 2018]
From south to north .. No to starvation and occupation in Yemen
[16 October 2018]
Israeli occupation suppresses peaceful demonstrations in Gaza
[13 October 2018]
Parliament's Speaker congratulates Ugandan counterpart on National Day
[08 October 2018]
Palestine : 3 Israelis killed, injured in shooting in West bank
[07 October 2018]
  Economy
Yemen becomes officially 160th WTO member
[26/June/2014]

GENEVA, June 26 (Saba) - Yemen brought the World Trade Organization (WTO) membership to 160, closing the 13-year long chapter of negotiating its accessions terms with WTO member countries.

"I am delighted to welcome the Republic of Yemen as the 160th Member of the WTO," WTO Director General Roberto Azevedo said.

"This is great news for Yemen's economy and therefore for the people of Yemen. It is also a boost for the WTO as we work to deliver the benefits of the agreement struck in Bali last year and redouble our efforts to complete the Doha round of negotiations."

On 27 May 2014, Yemen deposited the "Instrument of Acceptance" with WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo confirming its membership terms, and activated the 30-day countdown to its WTO membership which became effective on 26 June 2014.

"With Yemen's accession, 97.1% of the global economy now falls under the rules-based multilateral trading system," Azevedo said.

Trade ministers of WTO members officially approved Yemen's accession on 4 December 2013 during the 9th Ministerial Conference in Bali, Indonesia. The Protocol of Accession was signed by Minister of Trade and Industry Saadaldin Abu Talib, and WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo.

In his welcoming remarks, Azevedo congratulated Yemen for "having taken those hard decisions which are necessary to secure growth, development, trade integration and the extension of the rule of law."

In this process, he added, Yemen has shown "energy, focus and determination to negotiate the terms of its membership over a 13-year period and completed its ratification process in a 174 day-record. Yemen's accession takes the WTO closer to its goal of universality."

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UPDATED ON : Thu, 18 Oct 2018 23:48:21 +0300