Prime Minister Ahmed bin-Daghrreceived on Sunday the French Chargé d'affaires to Yemen, ArmanMarcarian and the French military attaché Nicholasand discussed with them strengthening cooperation between the two countries and the French support for the Yemeni government.
The meeting recounted the latest developments in Yemenand the unified international consensusupon the importance of reaching a political solution to the conflict in Yemen, in line with the locally and internationally agreed upon three terms of reference for peace; the GCC Initiative, the outcomes of the National Dialogue Conference and the UN Security Council resolutions on Yemen.
They discussed the common visions for strengthening the economic relations between the two countries and the role of the French friends in Yemen's reconstruction and supporting the government to normalize the situation in the areas liberated from the Houthis.
Theyalso addressed the Iranian support to the Houthicoup in violation of the Yemeni sovereignty and the UN resolutions, especially UN Security Council Resolution no. 2216 (2015).
Bin Daghrsaid that Iran's destructive role in the region and its expansionist ambitions are no longer secret, or need to be proved.
Due to the leniency of the international community, Tehran's leaders are boasting their acts of interference and undermining the regional and international security and even security and safety in the most important waterways in the world.
The French Charge d'affaires reiterated his country's support for the Yemeni government and interest in securing a political solution. He also praised the Yemeni government's efforts to normalize the situation in the liberated areas and alleviate the suffering of the people which resulted from the war.