KABUL: (Middle East Press) A senior Iranian diplomat says that Iran is backing a Yemeni government which is united in the fight against militants group.
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Sunday, The Islamic Republic of Iran backs a Yemeni government which works toward “national unity, [Yemeni] people’s welfare, and the region’s security and stability”, interacts constructively with its neighbors and is “a strong and united country in the fight against terrorism and extremism.”
On February 6, Yemen’s Houthi movement disbanded the Yemeni parliament and announced a constitutional declaration on the Provisional National Council following weeks of clashes with government forces.
The Ansarullah revolutionaries say the Yemeni government has been unable of properly running the affairs of the country and providing security.
The United Nations Special Adviser on Yemen Jamal Benomar announced on Friday that the opposing sides in Yemen’s conflict have agreed on the formation of a democratic transitional council, which will be tasked with making efforts to end the chaos in the Arab country.