The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia issued a joint statement yesterday affirming continued efforts to relief the Yemeni people and deplored the smear campaign against the UAE against the backdrop of the recent Yemen events. The Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, praised the Saudi-Emirati statement.
In detail, the joint statement between the UAE and Saudi Arabia said that the coalition forces made great sacrifices in Yemen out of sincere brotherly ties, pointing out that the two sides seek to preserve Yemen and the territorial integrity under the leadership of the legitimate president. They will continue to counter the Houthi coup and all terrorist organizations in Yemen, and the UAE and Saudi Arabia stressed the need to cooperate with the coalition committee set up to disengage.
The statement read: “The Governments of the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have followed with great concern the political and military developments following the events that took place in the capital of the Interim Republic of Yemen (Aden) on 6 Dhu al-Hijjah 1440 AH and the subsequent events that spread to the governorates of Abyan. Shabwah), at a time when the Yemeni government and the parties that broke out of the conflict welcomed the immediate cease-fire and the handover of civilian headquarters in (Aden) to the legitimate government, under the supervision of coalition forces and welcomed the Kingdom's call for dialogue in (Jeddah) ».
In light of this, the governments of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, in line with their responsibility in the Alliance to support legitimacy in Yemen to save Yemen and its people from the coup of Iranian-backed Houthi militias, emphasize the continuation of all political, military, relief and development efforts with the participation of the coalition countries that rose to support the Yemeni people. ».
The two governments expressed their rejection and condemnation of the accusations and defamation campaigns targeting the UAE against the backdrop of these events, reminding everyone of the sacrifices made by the coalition forces on the soil of Yemen, motivated by sincere fraternal and neighborly ties and preserving the security of the region and the prosperity of its peoples and their common destiny. Their keenness and full endeavor to preserve the Yemeni state and the interests of the Yemeni people, security, stability, independence, unity and territorial integrity under the leadership of the legitimate president of Yemen and to counter the coup of the Iranian-backed Houthi terrorist militia Other terrorist.
The two governments also stressed the necessity of full commitment to cooperate with the joint committee set up by the leadership of the Coalition to support the legitimacy of disengagement and redeployment of forces within the framework of the military effort of the coalition forces, and call for a speedy engagement in the dialogue (Jeddah), called by Saudi Arabia to address the causes and repercussions of the events witnessed Some southern provinces.
In a statement, the Southern Transitional Council in Yemen welcomed the contents of the Saudi-UAE joint statement issued and deplored the defamation campaigns against the UAE against the backdrop of recent events in Aden, Abyan and Shabwa.
In turn, Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Adel Al-Jubeir, yesterday, that the Saudi-UAE relations are a key pillar of efforts to achieve security and stability in the region.
Al-Jubeir wrote on his official account on Twitter, a series of tweets in which he said, “The Kingdom is leading the efforts to achieve security and stability in the region and confront the efforts of the Iranian regime and extremist forces to spread chaos and destabilization. For a bright future for the region. ”
He added, "The coalition, led by the Kingdom, and the efforts of brothers in the UAE to achieve security and stability in Aden, Shabwa and Abyan, and we will spare no effort until stability and security prevail throughout the brotherly Yemen."
He pointed out that «the only way for our brothers in Yemen is to overcome internal differences through dialogue called for by the Kingdom, and work together to rid Yemen of the clutches of Iranian influence, which does not want good for Yemen and its people».
Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Yemen, Mohammed Al Jaber, said yesterday that the statement issued by Saudi Arabia and the UAE affirms the ties of brotherhood and the same fate to preserve the Yemeni state.
The Saudi ambassador to Yemen, in a series of tweets on his account on the social networking site «Twitter», saying that the statement issued by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates affirms the ties of brotherhood and the same fate to maintain the Yemeni state, and the determination of the two countries' joint leadership to restore security and stability is not for South Only Yemen, but all its territory.
He added: "Yemenis are able to support their brothers in the coalition to address any political differences between them as long as these differences are under the roof of the Yemeni homeland, but those who work to achieve the interests of the Tehran regime and its agenda at the expense of Yemen, Yemenis will face whatever internal challenges and differences, and we will be one row with them ».
He continued: `` The leadership and government of the Kingdom always seek to unite the ranks of the brotherly Yemeni people and overcome any differences through dialogue, to preserve the state and its institutions, and continue to provide all kinds of political, military, relief, economic and development support to serve the brotherly Yemeni people and achieve security and stability. ''
For his part, the Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Dr. Abdul Latif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, yesterday, the Saudi-UAE statement on political developments military after the unfortunate events in the city of Aden.
Al-Zayani described the joint statement as a clear and sincere expression of the keenness of the two countries on Yemen's land and people, and their striving, within the Arab coalition to support legitimacy in Yemen, to support the Yemeni people and preserve the Yemeni state and affirm its sovereignty, stability and security.
He pointed out that this is a confirmation of the depth of ties between the GCC countries and the Yemeni people.
He expressed his total rejection of the encroachment on the UAE, appreciating the active role played by the UAE in Yemen and the sacrifices and political, military and developmental efforts it has made to preserve the unity, independence and safety of Yemen and its people.
He also expressed hope that peace, security and stability would prevail in Yemen, that his forces and components would join forces to confront the Houthi coup and extremist terrorist organizations, and that everyone would respond to the sincere call by Saudi Arabia to hold a dialogue in Jeddah to address the repercussions of those unfortunate events that will only benefit from it. The enemies of Yemen.
- Al-Zayani described the joint statement as a clear and sincere expression of the two countries' keenness on Yemen as a land and people.