By Sarah Osman
Yemeni President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi received Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, to discuss a number of issues and topics of common interest.
The Yemeni President welcomed the Deputy Minister of Defense, stressing the status of relations between the two countries and the two brotherly peoples and the prospects for strengthening and developing them, reiterating his affirmation of the oneness of the goal and a common destiny in facing challenges in various situations and circumstances.
The Yemeni President asked the Deputy Minister of Defense to convey his greetings and gratitude to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz and his trusted Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Prince Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, pointing to the permanent strategic agreement between Yemen and the Kingdom towards crucial issues in the face of Iranian expansion and support Yemen, its legitimacy, unity, security and stability.
For his part, Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz expressed his pleasure at this reception and meeting, conveying to the Yemeni president the greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and his Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman.
The Saudi Deputy Minister of Defense affirmed the Kingdom’s supportive position for Yemen and the commitment of the coalition led by the Kingdom to support the Yemeni government and people, and to continue efforts to reach a peaceful solution based on the three references, that meets the aspirations of the Yemeni people and preserves the security of the region.
He renewed the Kingdom’s permanent position in support of Yemeni legitimacy to confront the rebellion and coup of the Iranian-backed Houthi militia, and to preserve Yemen’s unity, security and stability.
He affirmed the Kingdom’s permanent support for Yemen on all tracks, including the service and economic aspects, praising the recent decisions related to reforms in the Central Bank of Yemen, which contribute to improving the financial situation of Yemen, which encourages an increase in economic support from the Kingdom and the international community.
He also praised the president’s wisdom and keenness on dialogue to address issues at various points, stressing that Yemen’s security and stability are an integral part of the security and stability of the Kingdom and the region.