Government of Yemen: We will return to Aden soon under the Riyadh agreement

We will return to Aden soon under the Riyadh agreement

Yemen’s cabinet said on Thursday that arrangements for the return of the legitimate government to the interim capital of Aden under the Riyadh agreement signed with the Southern Transitional Council “are under way in coordination with brothers in Saudi Arabia.”

The cabinet aso said that logistical arrangements supervised by the coalition leadership are nearing completion and the government will be in Aden very soon, pointing out the government’s keenness to ensure the successful implementation of the Riyadh agreement as it establishes a new phase of normalization of the situation in the liberated areas and to unify efforts to confront the Iranian Houthi project in Yemen.

This came in a statement issued by a meeting of the Yemeni Council of Ministers, in Riyadh, to review the directives of President Hadi on the implementation of the Riyadh agreement.

The Yemeni President directed the ministries and the concerned authorities both to take the necessary measures in an urgent and immediate manner to implement what is related to them in the agreement, affirming the government’s commitment to implement in accordance with the specified time plans and contribute to the success of the agreement.

In its statement, the Yemeni government reiterated that the Riyadh agreement represents a major step towards redressing the imbalances that accompanied the liberation of most of Yemen’s territory from Houthi militias, and uniting efforts to accelerate the completion of the aborting of the Iranian project in Yemen.

it also appreciated the Saudi role under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khaled bin Salman in supporting Yemen and its people in various circumstances.

The Yemeni Cabinet condemned the continued military escalation of Houthi militias and their repeated violations of the UN truce in the western province of Hodeidah.

The cabinet stressed that the silence on these escalations and violations encourages the Houthi militias to continue to torpedo efforts to bring peace and disavow its obligations to the international community in the implementation of the Stockholm Agreement.

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Yemen’s Prime Minister: There is no sincere engagement for peace on the Houthi side

Yemen and Saudi flag

Yemen’s legitimate prime minister said that the Houthi coup militia’s continued military escalation and repeated breach of the UN truce in the western province of Hodeidah, despite the deployment of UN observation points is an indication that it is not serious in bowing to peace and defying the local and international will to end the suffering. Caused by the coup against the legitimate authority in late 2014.

He reiterated the government’s keenness to achieve peace, but added, “ At the same time, it will not hesitate and with the support of the brotherhood-led Coalition for the Support of Legitimacy in Saudi Arabia to protect citizens from oppression and militia violations in implementation of the agenda of its supporters in Tehran, ” according to the official Yemeni News Agency.

The Yemeni Prime Minister stressed that the recent targeting of Houthi militias by the MSF International Hospital in Al-Mukha city and the previous targeting of humanitarian missions are war crimes that should not be tolerated by the international community.

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Aden security secures the entrance to the city

Aden security secures the entrances to the city

The security arrangements in the capital Aden are continuing by the security of Aden and the Saudi-led coalition. It connects Taiz and the west coast, the security staff of Aden is being deployed in the roads that connect its districts.This came after the government spokesman, Rajeh Badi, announced last Tuesday, that the government will return to Aden within a week.Badi said in an intervention that Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi will return to Aden soonafter the formation of the new government.

He added that the new government will take oath before Hadi in Aden.This comes in implementation of the provisions of the Riyadh agreement, which stressed that the police and rescue forces in the province of Aden will be responsible for securing the province with the work to reorganize the government forces and formations of the Transitional Council in accordance with the need and insurance plan, and the selection of elements according to competence and professionalism and training The province shall be numbered as security forces belonging to the Ministry of Interior, within thirty days from the date of signing this agreement.

He also stressed on the transfer of all military forces of the government and formations of the Transitional Council in the governorate of Aden to camps outside the governorate of Aden determined by the leadership of the Coalition to support the legitimacy in Yemen, within thirty days from the date of signing this agreement, and directed under approved plans and under the direct supervision of the leadership of the support coalition.

Legitimacy in Yemen, with the exception of the First Presidential Protection Brigade,it is entrusted with the task of protecting presidential palaces and environs and securing the movements of His Excellency the President, and providing security protection to the leaders of the Southern Transitional Council in Aden under the supervision of the leadership of the Alliance to support legitimacy in Yemen.

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Yemen :A new phase of unity and joint actions

A new phase of unity and joint actions

Yemen is witnessing a new phase of reconciliation and cooperation for joint action and renunciation of division after the signing of the “Riyadh Agreement” between the Yemeni government and the Southern Transitional Council, Tuesday, in Riyadh, in the presence of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed.

The agreement is seen as a reformulation of a new Yemen, based on unity in its institutions, in its goals supported by the Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen for Reconstruction and Unity, to counter the threats faced by Yemen and the countries of the region by Iran and its followers, led by the Houthi militias that fueled by Yemen. With Iranian funds and support.

According to the agreement, the coming days will witness wide arrangements for the Yemeni house from within, which will include all state institutions, especially the military establishment, as well as institutions concerned with the stability of citizens and their lives and the development of the country in various economic and social fields, in order to ensure the rationalization of the resources of the state and the efficiency of its institutions.

During his speech, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman affirmed the Kingdom’s keenness on the unity and stability of Yemen, stressing that the Riyadh agreement will open the horizons to the desired political solution.

“We will continue to strive to achieve the aspirations of the Yemeni people and reach a political solution,” he said. “Our goal is to support the Yemeni people and face foreign interference in their internal affairs.”

For his part, Sheikh Mohammed said: “We appreciate the great efforts exerted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in unifying the Yemeni rank and its pivotal role in reaching the Riyadh Agreement.” We sincerely wish that peace and prosperity will prevail throughout Yemen and that its people enjoy security, stability and development. .

The UN envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffith, on Tuesday, welcomed the agreement signed in Riyadh between the Yemeni government and the Southern Transitional Council.

UN envoy to Yemen welcomes Riyadh agreement
Griffiths said the agreement signed in Saudi Arabia was a step towards a peaceful solution to the crisis.

Commenting on the impact of the Riyadh agreement, Yemeni Undersecretary of the Ministry of Information Najib Ghallab told Sky News Arabia that he will unite the will of the anti-Houthi force within the framework of the state, which will make the legitimacy centers more able to claim the Houthis, thus increasing the losses of the Houthis in the coming period at multiple levels. “

“The agreement will harm the factors that have reestablished the battle, namely opportunistic and selfish interests, corruption networks and the fifth column. This will be a factor of strength and a center of gravity for legitimacy towards the pressure on the Houthis.”

Ghalab says the agreement sends a message to the people that “the people of Yemen with the coalition and its partnership are capable of making peace and injecting blood. It is the Houthis who imposed the war and they are making it continue.”

The Yemeni academic and political researcher Dr. Faris al-Bail told Sky News Arabia that one of the good and profound aspects of this agreement was the system of reforms he presented to many of the imbalances and complaints that were clearly defined in the political scene.

“The legitimate government has been very slow about the process of revitalizing the liberated areas, and there was corruption and monotony.”

He pointed out that the Riyadh agreement is not only political, but includes “a process of reform and revitalization of the performance of the government.”

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Hadi: The Riyadh agreement will be announced today

The Riyadh agreement will be announced today

Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi described the southern issue as “the essence of peace and stability in Yemen”, noting the efforts of brothers in Saudi Arabia to overcome the repercussions of the recent events in Aden and the rift

Hadi said during a meeting in Riyadh with leaderships and references of a number of southern components, that the Riyadh agreement (between the legitimate government and the Southern Transitional Council) will be announced today, Tuesday, and said that this “strengthens the unity of national rank within the framework of the new federal Yemen and complete the project to end the coup of the Houthi militia “

He praised the great efforts of Saudi Arabia in various fields and their sponsorship of the meetings in Jeddah and Riyadh, which resulted in this agreement.

The Yemeni President added: “We worked for that hard which equated the southern provinces and the country in general through genuine partnership that fosters and preserves the rights of all away from guardianship and excessive centralization and orientation for building a new federal Yemen.” .

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MASAM removed 10,820 mines planted by the Houthis

MASAM removed 10,820 mines planted by the Houthis

The Saudi Mine Clearance Project in Yemen (MASAM) announced on Sunday that 10,820 mines and unexploded munitions planted by Houthi militias were extracted in October in a number of Yemeni liberated governorates and areas.

“In October, our teams cleared 10,820 mines, unexploded ordnance and explosive devices,” Osama al-Gosaibi, general manager of the Pore Demining Project, said in a statement.

He added: “During the last week of October, we removed 2209 mines and unexploded ordnance. The teams removed during a week 1712 unexploded ordnance and 29 explosive devices.

After 16 months of hard work, the Saudi mine clearance project in Yemen cleared hundreds of kilometers of land planted with mines, improvised explosive devices and unexploded ordnance.

According to Algosaibi, the project “pore” was able to remove more than 100,000 mines, explosive device and unexploded ordnance from the beginning of the project .

The Yemeni government says engineering teams and regional and international programs have extracted nearly 500,000 mines and explosive devices since the beginning of the war.

According to official statements, there are more than a million and a half mines and an explosive device still planted and has not been cleared.

A human rights report said that since the Houthi militia turned against the legitimate authority in September 2014, Houthi militias have adopted a systematic strategy in the use of mines and explosives of all kinds.

He stressed that the cultivation of mines, which are unique to the Houthi militias in Yemen, made yemen “one of the largest minefields on earth.”

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Al-Hadhrami: Riyadh agreement unites the row against the Iranian project in Yemen

Riyadh agreement unites the row against the Iranian project in Yemen

Yemeni Foreign Minister Mohammed al-Hadrami said Thursday that the Riyadh accord (between the legitimate government and the Southern Transitional Council) was “an important step in uniting ranks to confront the Iranian Houthi project in Yemen.”

During his meeting with US Chargé d’Affaires in Yemen, Junaid Munir, Al-Hadhrami praised the fruitful efforts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which he said “has played a prominent role in enhancing the role of the legitimate government and correcting the path in order to align with the expansionist Iranian Houthi project in Yemen.”

For his part, the US official said that the Riyadh agreement is a step towards achieving a comprehensive and lasting peace in Yemen, according to the official Yemeni News Agency, affirming his country’s support for the legitimate government in order to enhance its ability to perform its functions and management of state institutions.

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The signing of “Riyadh Agreement” postponed for Protocol arrangement

The signing of "Riyadh Agreement"

The Yemeni government attributed the postponement of the final signing of the Riyadh agreement, which was scheduled on Thursday with the Southern Transitional Council, to “protocol arrangements”, in addition to the desire of Saudi Arabia to meet with various components and personalities of the south in order to unify efforts.

Yemeni Minister of Information Muammar al-Iryani said in tweets published on Thursday evening on his Twitter page that the initialling of the Riyadh agreement took place last week, and that what is currently happening is a protocol arrangement, in addition to the desire of the brothers in the Kingdom to meet with various components. The southern figures are keen to join forces. “

He also stressed that “there is no truth to some media trumpets about the obstruction or refusal of the government to sign the Riyadh agreement with the aim of mixing papers, and offend the positions of the government and misleading public opinion.”

Al-Iryani renewed “the government’s call to deal constructively with the agreement .He praised the Kingdom’s continued extraordinary efforts to gather the word of Yemenis and unify their efforts in the battle to restore the state and overthrow the coup, considering it “a practical embodiment of Saudi diplomacy and its constructive and leading role in Yemen and the region.”

Informed sources said earlier that the signing of the Riyadh agreement between the legitimate government and the transitional council will be on (Thursday) in the Saudi capital, in the presence of an official from the leadership of the Alliance for the support of legitimacy, President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi, President of the Transitional Council Aidrous al-Zubaidi, UN envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths and advisers President Hadi.

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Saudi-Swiss meeting to discuss relief aspects in Yemen

Saudi-Swiss meeting to discuss relief aspects in Yemen

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Relief and Humanitarian Relief Center (SRCS) General Supervisor Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabiah met on Wednesday with Director General of the Swiss Agency for Cooperation and Development Ambassador Manuel Sager.

During the meeting, Dr. Al-Rabeeah gave an overview of the humanitarian programs implemented by the Center in 45 countries around the world, most importantly Yemen.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed issues of common concern related to relief, humanitarian and development affairs between the Center and the Agency and means of cooperation in the field of training and capacity-building, and the mechanism of implementation of joint projects between the Agency and the Center in countries in need in the interest of humanitarian work like yemen.

Manuel Sajer praised the advanced level of the King Salman Relief Center and its role in serving the needy and the poor in all countries of the world and yemen

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Gargash Praises Saudi efforts in Yemen and calls on focusing in confronting Houthi

Houthi threats to humanitarian organizations and UN missions

Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, praised the efforts exerted by Saudi Arabia to reach the “Riyadh Agreement” aimed at unifying Yemen in the face of the Houthi coup.

In a tweet through his official account, Gargash called for focusing on confronting the Houthi coup and its aggression, pointing out that Yemen through the Riyadh agreement is on the verge of a new phase.

Gargash wrote: “ The relentless efforts and good efforts of our brothers in Saudi Arabia to implement (the Riyadh Agreement) and unify the Yemeni ranks is historic, it is important to focus on facing the Houthi coup.

Yemen through this agreement is coming to a new stage, its success is linked to commitment and the unification of priorities and objectives. ”

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