Al-Hajraf, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary-General held on Tuesday a meeting with Yemeni President Abd-Rabbo Hadi.
A-Hajraf reiterated the GCC countries’ firm stance regarding support to legitimate rule to end the Yemeni crisis. This is through a political solution based on the three references; The Gulf initiative, national dialogue outcomes, and United Nations Security Council resolution 2216.
A-Hajraf commended the new Yemeni government’s efforts, led by Prime Minister Maeen Saeed. This is to achieve stability and development in the liberated governorates.
Meanwhile, the Yemeni president praised the major efforts exerted by the GCC. This is also to ensure the safety, security, unity, as well as stability of Yemen; underscoring its support for the political process and achieving peace.
Hadi also hailed the Saudi-led Arab coalition and its political and military stances that “stem from the spirit of Arabism and shared destiny in confronting Iran’s expansion in the region.”
Al-Hajraf and the Yemeni president also reviewed the recent formation of a Yemeni power-sharing government and its return to Aden to assume its duties in line with the Riyadh Agreement.
GCC Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs and Negotiation and other officials attended the meeting.
Saudi Arabia’s Cabinet strongly condemned the continued terrorist attacks by the Iran-backed Houthi militia, targeting civilians in the Kingdom.