Al-Maliki: Saudi-UAE Committee worked for peace in Yemen

September 3, 2019

Yemeni-Saudi Joint Committee has worked hard to bring peace  in several Yemeni areas, a spokesman for the Yemeni Legislation Support Forces said on Monday.

Maliki said during a press conference from the capital Riyadh, that Saudi forces arrived in the province of Shabwa in southern Yemen to calm the situation, following clashes that lasted several days.

The spokesman for the Arab coalition expressed appreciation for the response of all Yemeni parties to the call for a ceasefire in the southern province of Aden.

Maliki announced that Arab coalition forces were working to cut off supplies of Iranian-backed Houthi militias in the province of Kattaf in the province of Saada, a rebel stronghold.

Al-Houthi militias suffered heavy losses on the Kattaf Front, when Arab coalition aircraft targeted rallies of Houthi rebels in Kattaf and al-Buqaa districts in Saada.

Al-Maliki said that the Houthis continue to launch missiles and drones from Saada province, noting that military operations against rebel are continuing.

He stressed that the Arab coalition forces continue to target the logistics  of Iranian Houthi militias from ballistic missiles and drones.

Maliki said that the Houthi rebels continued to violate international laws by storing drones in residential areas.

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