Yemeni President calls for a speedy liberation of Hodeidah to spare its people from catastrophe

Update Yemeni President calls for a speedy liberation of Hodeidah to spare its people from catastrophe
File photo showing the President of Yemen Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, participates in a summit of Arab and South American leaders in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Nov 10, 2015. (AP)
Updated 13 June 2018

Yemeni President calls for a speedy liberation of Hodeidah to spare its people from catastrophe

Yemeni President calls for a speedy liberation of Hodeidah to spare its people from catastrophe

LONDON: The President of Yemen Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi calls for a speedy liberation of Hodeidah to spare its people from catastrophe. Hadi, added that the Yemeni government offered numerous consessions trying to persuade Iran backed Houthi militia to withdraw from Hodeidah to prevent a military show down there, but the militia refused, President Hadi said.

President Hadi's comments came as the Saudi-led Arab coalition and the Yemeni army launched a large military operation to push Iran backed Houthi militia from the port of Hodeidah's town and port on the Red Sea.. 

 

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