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But negotiations on the resolution were tense and the United States and Kuwait – the only Arab member of the Council and widely regarded as the vice-president of Saudi Arabia – called for significant changes. The United States has called for the inclusion of language on Iran`s role in the conflict, which has led to Russian objections and the threat of a veto in the Council. The United States also insisted that Lowcock`s humanitarian demands be removed and argued that they were complicating a simple process of reaffirming the Stockholm agreement. Following a confrontation that would have involved the threat of a US veto, a leaner version of the resolution was to be adopted on 22 December, giving the UN its mandate, but sending a clear signal that it would be difficult to maintain international consensus in the future. Unfortunately, the city is a critical area of the Stockholm Agreement, which needs to put more emphasis on mediating agreements between the parties on de-escalation of hostilities and opening lasting humanitarian corridors to alleviate the suffering of Taz residents. Subsequently, the second mandate of the agreement, as defined in both the Hodeidah Agreement and the Taz Agreement, aimed at “opening humanitarian corridors to enable”[23] to “facilitate the free movement of civilians and goods. and the delivery of humanitarian aid. [24] Under such a compromise, these territories would not be protected by pre-2014 forces (the government`s stated position) or by the forces there today (the implicit view of the Houthis). Instead, the UN could check the current local security forces to ensure that they are professional personnel and that their high-ranking commanders are in the military and security services before 2014. A limited agreement like this could be easier for both sides to accept, since it is a small part of the city`s security forces and a limited part of the city, making the UN review more feasible and avoiding the view that it is a comprehensive and final plan. The Houthis, who fear that a gap between implementation phases 1 and 2 could make ports vulnerable to attacks by forces that, after the first phase of redeployments, would still be north of the city, need assurances from the P5 that the implementation of the first phase would not encourage the government to pursue a military advantage.