|Yemen is called on the take advantage of an opportunity for peaceful political transition during the national dialogue session, the British government said.
Members from the U.N. Security Council visited Yemen this week to express support for a political transition led by President Abdu Rabbo Mansour Hadi. The visit comes as Hadi announced the commencement of a national dialogue.
Yemen has struggled with national security in the face of a threat from al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula.
A national dialogue conference is expected to culminate in preparations for a draft constitution. General elections should take place in 2014.