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Presidential Leadership Council: Houthis Don't Care About Yemenis' Sufferings

Presidential Leadership Council: Houthis Don't Care About Yemenis' Sufferings

Sunday, 24 April, 2022 - 07:15
The meeting of Yemen's Presidential Leadership Council (Saba)

The Yemeni Presidential Leadership Council held meetings in Aden to launch a new phase where services, the economy, and security are a priority.

The meetings are held in the presence of the cabinet and initiated in parallel with the political track led by the Council, the UN, and the international community aiming to end the Houthi coup.

The Yemeni state, with its various legislative and executive institutions, returned to the country on April 20, 2022, which boosted the national and foreign policies and set the legitimacy on a more robust path.

The state-owned Yemeni News Agency (Saba) reported that Rashad al-Alimi chaired Friday’s meeting to discuss the national developments and challenges.

The agency quoted Alimi confirming that the current stage requires joint official and popular efforts to build the state and face all challenges, namely the economic issues, which he believes will "reflect on the citizen's lives."

Alimi stressed the necessity of achieving the priorities announced before the parliament, especially regarding the living and economic situation.

He asserted that the temporary capital of Aden is one of the top priorities and requires more vital efforts to achieve development and stability.

The meeting discussed military and security challenges, asserting the Presidential Council's commitment to the humanitarian ceasefire despite the Houthis' continuous violations, which the Council said "asserts the militias' unwillingness to achieve peace."

The Council renewed its call for peace as the only option to end the bloodshed, stating that the Houthis "never care about the suffering of our Yemeni people."

Meanwhile, the Consultation and Reconciliation Commission of the Presidential Leadership Council held on Saturday its first meeting in Aden, headed by Mohammad al-Ghaithi.

According to official sources, the meeting was attended by the Vice-President of the Commission, Abdul-Malik al-Mekhlafi, Jamila Ali Raja, and Judge Akram al-Amri.

The meeting discussed the priorities of the next phase, in line with the objectives to support the Presidential Leadership Council and create the appropriate conditions for boosting the partnership between various forces and political components.

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