Al-Houthi: Yemen will be an arms-producing country
On the eve marking seven years since the start of the war on Yemen, Ansar Allah leader gives a televised speech detailing the achievements of Yemen and the losses of the Saudi-led coalition.
The leader of the Yemeni Ansar Allah Movement, Sayyed Abdul-Malik Al-Houthi, said that the decision of the aggression on Yemen was US-made and detailed who is supervising and orchestrating it.
In a speech on the occasion of the National Day of Resilience to the Aggression and Siege on Yemen, Al-Houthi indicated that the aggression against Yemen is being carried out by Saudi Arabia and the UAE without any action from the Yemeni side that could justify it.
He also accused the US, UK, and "Israel" of supervising and orchestrating the aggression on Yemen.
Al-Houthi also pointed out that other members of the Saudi-led coalition are mere mercenaries that are paid to engage in the aggression, stressing that the British contribution to the aggression on Yemen is clear and explicit.
International silence over mass murder continues
The Yemeni leader highlighted that the treacherous and sudden start of the aggression on Yemen provides clear evidence of its nature.
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As for the Israeli role in Yemen, Al-Houthi said the Israeli and British roles and fingerprints in orchestrating the aggression are clear and obvious.
He also emphasized the importance of the National Day of Resilience in reminding Yemenis of their responsibilities and duties, adding that criminality has been a prominent feature of this aggression since its very first raids.
Al-Houthi said that only a few groups of the Resistance Axis and the free people of the nation exhibited a humanitarian and moral stance of solidarity amid the international silence since the beginning of the aggression on Yemen.
He went on to say that international silence over the mass murder of Yemeni civilians in residential neighborhoods continues, and some went as far as blessing these inhumane massacres.
Aggression stole $7 billion worth of oil
In his speech, Al-Houthi explained that throughout the Saudi aggression on Yemen, the coalition forces carried out terrible crimes, targeting all the necessities of life in Yemen and destroying the country's infrastructure.
According to the Yemeni leader, the Saudi-led coalition wanted to force the Yemeni people into calamity, indicating that even archaeological sites in Yemen were also targets of the aggression.
Al-Houthi highlighted that the aggression was keen from the first day to control the oil facilities and deprive the Yemeni people of them, revealing that the aggression stole $7 billion worth of oil.
Ansar Allah leader said the value of stolen gas from Marib amounted to 351 billion rials, adding that the Yemeni people lost 27 trillion rials as a result of the coalition's looting of their wealth.
Coalition failed to stop agricultural production & commercial activity
He noted that all Yemeni people, even those in occupied governorates, are being deprived of national wealth, explaining that moving the Central Bank of Yemen from Sanaa is aimed at disrupting the payment of salaries, raising prices, and harming the national currency.
Al-Houthi also touched on the manifestations of popular steadfastness and highlighted that agricultural activity was pursued despite being targeted and bombarded. It becomes clear, according to the top Yemeni official, that the coalition of aggression has failed to stop agricultural production and commercial activity despite all its hostile attempts.
Al-Houthi said that despite the destruction of thousands of homes by the Saudi-led aggression, the construction process is ongoing.
Wounded fighters returning to fronts before recovering
He assured that convoys sent to support the resistance fronts did not stop despite the siege, hailing the military steadfastness of the Yemeni forces.
Al-Houthi explained that those who are stationed on the resistance fronts are experiencing difficult conditions and suffering from lack of food and armaments, but stressed that some of the wounded fighters are returning to the battlefields before even recovering due to their determination, strong will, and faith.
The Yemeni leader announced that the number of operations carried out by the Yemeni Army and Popular Committees amounted to 6,681 operations and that 6,025 attacks from the Saudi-led coalition were repelled.
Yemen will be an arms-producing country
In the same context, Al-Houthi revealed that the Saudi-led coalition is aware of the missile-manufacturing activity in Yemen, noting that it sometimes claims that certain missiles are Iranian-made because it is difficult for it to admit that these missiles are made in Yemen.
Al-Houthi pointed out that the Yemeni military industry has put effort into developing the Yemeni capabilities, especially in deterrence weapons, adding that manufacturing drones started from scratch and is still underway.
He revealed that Yemen is successful in manufacturing artillery and has reached the stage of self-sufficiency, assuring that the military-manufacturing sector is prosperous and very promising. Thanks to all these capabilities, Yemen is expected to be one of the arms-producing countries in the future, Al-Houthi stressed.
Work underway to develop the naval force
Al-Houthi indicated that the Yemeni naval force also rose from scratch with high efficiency and it managed to completely deter the forces of aggression from attacking any coastal city, adding that there is great work underway to develop the naval force and its outcomes are to be manifested in the near future.
He also explained that the Yemeni forces can launch long-range missiles and drones from any location against any target, even at sea.
'Beware of the new generation'
Al-Houthi announced that the Yemeni security services had thwarted many of the operations planned by the coalition through booby-trapped cars, explosives, and assassinations.
Addressing the enemies of Yemen, Ansar Allah leader Al-Houthi said, "Be on the lookout from our new generation who grew up in difficult circumstances."