ADEN, 31st January, 2016 (WAM) — Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi has praised the efforts and sacrifices of the army and the different resistance forces to defeat the rebel Houthi militia in cooperation with the Arab coalition forces led by Saudi Arabia with the participation of the United Arab Emirates.

President Hadi was speaking at an extraordinary meeting for the Executive Leadership of Abyan Governorate in the attendance of Yemeni Vice-President and Prime Minister, Khaled Mahfouz Bahah.

During the meeting, the Yemeni President discussed the developments in the national arena, especially the country’s security and stability.

Hadi praised the Yemeni people who fought against the Houthi militia for the freedom of their country, adding that the security of Aden is vital to prove the power of the country to restore security in the governorates of Abyan and Lahj, as they are considered as gateways to Aden.

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