RIYAD, 9th October, 2015 (WAM)–Staff Brigadier General Ahmed Asiri, spokesman of the Saudi-led Arab coalition forces, has confirmed that the coalition forces continue the military operations against the Houthi militia and agents of Ali Saleh, with the aim to restore the legitimacy, security and stability to Yemen.

He added that Operation Restoring Hope will achieve its goals either militarily or politically through full implementation of the United Nations Security Council Resolution No. 2216.

Asiri told alarab net that the military command did not receive anything pledge made by the Houthi rebels regarding the cease-fire and the recognition of the legitimate government of Yemen. “If that happens, it will be announced formally by the Yemeni government and the United Nations,” he said.