Security Media – Aden:
The Minister of the Interior, Major General Ibrahim Haidan, met today in the interim capital, Aden, with the head of the European Union mission, Gabriel Véniales. He met also the ambassadors of the French Republic, Jean-Marie Safa, the Federal Republic of Germany, Hubert Jaeger, and the Swiss Republic, Thomas Tortilla. During the meeting, the Minister of Interior, in the presence of the agents of the police and security sector, human and financial resources, and civil services in the Ministry of Interior, reviewed security efforts. It was to achieve security and stability in the liberated governorates. The Minister of Interior praised the role of the European Union in supporting the legitimate government in Yemen in a number of areas. He is stressing the importance of supporting friends in the European Union in the classification of the Houthi group and its inclusion in the list of terrorism. Because this group is threatening local and international peace and security. Major General Haidan drew attention to the intransigence of the Houthi terrorist militias, their rejection of peace, their besieging of more than 5 million citizens in Taiz. The group also continue to strengthen the fronts. It was in the period when the legitimate government has embarked on peace consultations to achieve security and stability. The Minister of Interior explained about the strong ties documented in a United Nations report. It was between the Houthi militias and the terrorist organizations, ISIS and Al-Qaeda. They also released of a number of them from prisons after their control and use to carry out terrorist operations in the liberated governorates. The Minister of Interior noted the joint coordination with the brothers in the Alliance to Support Legitimacy led by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and a number of friendly countries. It culminated in the frustration of a number of terrorist operations targeting the liberated provinces, economic resources and the international navigation line. For his part, the head of the mission and the ambassadors of the European Union explained that the meeting aims to review the security conditions. It is in the liberated governorates. He also review the difficulties facing the security services at the Ministry of Interior. Stressing that the European Union continues to support the legitimate government in various fields and condemning the human rights violations practised by the Houthi militias.