His Excellency President Dr. Rashad al-Alimi, Chairman of the Presidential Leadership Council, chaired part of the Council of Ministers session held today, Sunday, at al-Ma'shiq Palace in the temporary capital Aden, with the presence of the Prime Minister Dr. Ma'een Abdulmalik.
A member of the Presidential Leadership Council, Major General Aidarous Qassem Al-Zubaidi, chaired this morning at the Presidential Palace in Ma’ashiq an extraordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers.
Grande denies signing MOU with Houthisto transport patients abroad
Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Mansour Bajash expressed to the UN Humanitarian Coordinator Lisa Grande the Yemeni government's concern and condemnation ofher signing of a memorandum of understanding with the Houthi militia to transport Yemeni patients abroad through an air bridge.
Bajjash said signing the memorandum with the putschists contradicts the obligations of the UN obligations and the UN Security Council resolutions, foremost of which is resolution 2216 andnegatively affects the distinguished relations between the Yemeni government and the UN organizations.
On her part, Grande denied signing the memorandum saying it did not and will not sign any agreement with Houthis. She said thatthat the United Nations is committed to its resolutions and recognizes only the legitimate government.