They also stressed the need for efforts to relaunch political peace talks in the Arab country and provide humanitarian aid for the people of Yemen who are facing starvation and are buckling under a blockade.
During the Saturday meeting held in Tehran, Zarif and Ould Cheikh Ahmed discussed the latest developments in Yemen.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari (R) and the United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed meet in Tehran on August 12, 2017.
The UN envoy urged the Islamic republic to support the UN efforts aiming to find a political solution to the Yemeni crisis.
He also called on Iran to support the UN's efforts in this regard.
In the meeting in Tehran, the United Nations envoy and the Iranian diplomat explored avenues for the settlement of the conflicts in Yemen.
The two officials also exchanged views about new initiatives for a solution to the political stalemate in Yemen.