Prime Minister Saleh bin Habtoor welcomes Iran’s stance on Yemen
TEHRAN – Iranian Ambassador to Yemen Hassan Irloo met on Saturday in Sanaa Abdul Aziz Saleh bin Habtoor, the Prime Minister of the Yemeni national salvation government.
According to the Yemeni Saba News Agency, the prime minister once again congratulated the Iranian leadership, government and people for the successful holding of the June 18 presidential election, saying it has a significant impact on the region, including particularly the axis of resistance.
Ibn Habtoor stressed that the axis of resistance and its positive achievements are in the interest of the Islamic Ummah and its crucial issues.
He said all supporters of the Resistance Axis are in one stronghold and their common goal is to resist US plots in the region and a wave of normalization of relations with the Zionist regime.
The prime minister appreciated Iran’s stance in condemning the brutal aggression against his country.
For his part, the Iranian ambassador praised the historic and fraternal relations between Yemen and Iran and said that Tehran will support the Yemeni people until a just and comprehensive peace is established in the country.
He stressed that there are two axes in the world, one is “the axis of resistance” and the other is “the axis of the mercenaries”.
“Iran and Yemen are the main partners of the axis of resistance, and the endurance of the legendary resilience of the Yemeni people for seven years against aggression and siege is a miracle that the Arab and Islamic Ummah are proud of. “, said the ambassador.
Irlo also highlighted Iran’s continued support to Yemen in various fields, including education, economy, health and humanitarian aid.
Several officials of the Yemeni national salvation government, including Jalal al-Rawishan, Deputy Prime Minister of Security and Defense Obaid bin Dhabi, Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Ghazi Ahmad Ali, Minister of Technical Education and professional, as well as other ministers and officials were present. in the meeting.
Over the years, Saudi Arabia’s blockade of Yemen has been widely documented as the main reason for the crisis. However, this policy of siege or economic blockade of an entire region or country did not originate in Riyadh. The United States was behind the movement.
The situation has worsened considerably with the coronavirus pandemic. According to the UN and aid agencies, the official figures for the disease are underestimated. This is largely because of the lack of proper medical facilities. It is believed that the actual figure is much higher than what is stated.
In April 2015, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif wrote a letter to Ban Ki-moon, then UN Secretary General, outlining Iran’s four-point peace plan for Yemen.
The plan called for an immediate ceasefire and an end to all foreign military attacks, humanitarian aid, the resumption of a broad national dialogue and the establishment of a unity government. inclusive national.
SA / AP