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Arab Coalition Forces Redeploy in Yemen’s Aden, Come under Saudi Command

Arab Coalition Forces Redeploy in Yemen’s Aden, Come under Saudi Command

Sunday, 27 October, 2019 - 08:30
General view of Aden, Yemen, August 12, 2019. (Reuters)

The Saudi-led Arab coalition announced Sunday that its forces have been repositioned in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden to become under Saudi Arabia’s command.


They have redeployed to conform with requirements of current operations, said the coalition.


The move is part of ongoing efforts to coordinate military and security operations and bolster humanitarian and relief efforts in Yemen, it explained.


It also aims to secure maritime routes off Yemen’s coasts and combat terrorism throughout the country.


The coalition hailed in this regard efforts exerted by all forces, leading with the United Arab Emirates, that have contributed to the success of plans to execute operational tasks.


It reiterated that its efforts were ongoing to achieve the security and stability of Yemen and support its people and legitimate government.


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