RIYADH, 10th August, 2016 (WAM) — The Yemeni President, Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, has called on the national army and resistance to confront the coup militia decisively and strongly, “so that Yemen can get rid of this coup gang which destroyed the state’s institutions, killed, wounded and kidnapped thousands of innocent people.”

According to the Yemen News Agency, this came in a telephone call last night between Hadi and the Chief of Yemen’s General Staff, Major-General Mohammad Ali Al-Maqdashi.