Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Yemany met Sunday with Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Yemen Salim Al-Ghafli.
The meeting focused on the ongoing military combat operations and developments in the Western Coast, where Government's troops backed by Saudi-led Arab Coalition have been gaining significant advancements.
Al-Yemany's conversation with Al-Ghafli centered on underway efforts have been made by the UN envoy to Yemen.
The Minister reiterated the Yemeni Government's position that there is no way to make any progress in Hodeidah Initiative without unconditional and total withdrawal from Hodeidah province.
Yemeni-Emirati bilateral ties and cooperation in different fields were also touched upon.
Al-Yemeny voiced deep appreciation for the vitally important role played by the UAE in supporting the legitimacy in Yemen.