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Saudi-UAE Military, Security Delegation in Aden

Saudi-UAE Military, Security Delegation in Aden

Thursday, 1 February, 2018 - 08:45
A general view shows a checkpoint in the north of Aden on January 31, 2018. SALEH AL-OBEIDI / AFP

A high-ranking military and security delegation from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates has stressed the importance of abiding by a ceasefire decision in the southwestern Yemeni city of Aden.

The delegation, which arrived in Aden on Wednesday night, highlighted the need to abide by the ceasefire decision of the Arab Coalition to return to normalcy, the UAE's official WAM news agency reported on Thursday.

The delegation called for restoring security and stability, providing services to citizens and continuing with re-development as the situation was before the latest events.

It also called for “refocusing efforts on the front lines against the Houthis", saying what had happened did not serve the task of legitimacy and the Coalition in completing the liberation of the Yemeni territories, WAM reported.

The Coalition delegation toured the streets of Aden to ensure the return of normalcy and security to the interim capital.

The members of the delegation stressed the unity of the position of Saudi Arabia and the UAE, saying they will support Yemen until the full liberation of its territories, noting that the mission of the Coalition is to restore legitimacy, security and stability to Yemen.

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