Delegation of the coalition to support the legitimacy in Yemen concludes talks with number of officials in Brussels

Friday 1439/10/8 - 2018/06/22
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Brussels, Shawwal 08, 1439, June 22, 2018, SPA -- The delegation of the coalition to support legitimacy in Yemen concluded talks and contacts with a number of officials in Brussels.
Spokesman of the coalition Colonel Turki al-Maliki told a press conference in Brussels, "The political diplomatic solution is always optimal for the Yemeni people, stressing that the coalition continues to work to restore Yemeni legitimacy.
He added that the coalition has many options in Hodeidah, including a lightning military operation, noting that the safety of Yemeni civilians is a top priority for the coalition and any concession or proposal of the militias Houthi coup must be through the UN envoy to Yemen.
He pointed out that the Houthis have turned civilian houses in Hodeidah into military fortifications, and they continue to turn the civilians in Hodeidah into human shields. He said that the coalition provides all facilities for the entry of medical and food aid to Hodeidah, stressing that the liberation of Hodeidah will affect all Yemenis and will stop the illegal money collection.
"We are working to distribute aid on Yemeni territory without any discrimination," he said. "The Houthi militia is imposing restrictions on the relief work and the UN staff," he said, adding that the liberation of Hodeidah would cut the vital artery to arm the Huthi militia.
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