Sanaa FM: If Sanaa threatens, it delivers
Yemeni Foreign Minister of the Sanaa government Hisham Sharaf says that warnings issued by the Supreme Political Council are to preserve the wealth of the Yemeni people and that Sanaa delivers on its threats.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Government in Sanaa, Hisham Sharaf, confirmed that "the warnings of the Supreme Political Council after its meeting, made on the second of this October, directed towards foreign companies operating in Yemen against the continuation of the coalition of aggression and its mercenaries in looting the oil and natural resources of the Yemeni people is a national decision in order to preserve the wealth of the Yemeni people."
Sharaf stressed, in a statement to the Yemeni news agency (Sabaa), that the decision taken by the Supreme Political Council to warn foreign companies operating in Yemen of the continued looting of the oil and natural resources of the Yemeni people, "is applicable, and does not contradict, in any way, with the efforts and endeavors to end the military aggression".
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The Yemeni Foreign Minister reiterated that "if Sanaa made a threat, it would deliver, and the Foreign Ministry informed all the countries of the world of the presidential warning," explaining that the warning letter is only "a first step that can be escalated." stressing that "the countries of the region and the international community should understand and realize it."
"The Yemeni national leadership will not stand idly by as the wealth of the Yemeni people continues to be plundered, and the military aggression and the siege continue," Sharaf added.
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The top diplomat pointed out that Sanaa, despite its strength and ability, "continues to extend its hand for a just and honorable peace, and confirms its readiness to renew the truce, which was not extended due to the failure to fulfill the rightful demands of the Yemeni people."
He also stated that the truce can be extended "if it is aimed at creating conditions for reaching a comprehensive peaceful political settlement, by ending the military aggression and lifting the blockade, including the payment of salaries of state employees without exception, the facilitated entry of all ships loaded with oil derivatives, domestic gas and commercial goods to the port of Hodeidah, and removing obstacles in front of commercial aviation to and from Sana'a International Airport."
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In his turn, a member of the negotiation delegation of Sanaa, Abdul-Malik Al-Ajri, said, "We do not believe that the task of the UN representative is to speak on behalf of the countries of aggression."
Al-Ajri added that continuing to ignore the demands of the Yemeni people, and expecting the absence of a reaction to the continued looting of their wealth is a "miscalculation".
On Friday, private sources told Al Mayadeen that, "Sanaa will deal with ships looting oil as a military target," and that the recent operation, carried out by the Yemeni armed forces, to prevent a ship from looting crude oil through the port of Al-Dabba in Hadhramout governorate, was a "warning operation after the ship ignored the warnings of the Economic Committee addressed to shipping and navigation companies from looting Yemeni oil."
The sources confirmed that, "the operation targeted the area between the oil tanker and the port buoy in a clear military message," adding that, "the Economic Committee warned companies and parties of attempts to plunder Yemeni oil, but the (NISSOS) ship ignored it."
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Back in August, the head of the Supreme Political Council in Yemen, Mahdi Al-Mashat, considered that the US presence announced in Hadhramout is "clear proof of what we said about the enemies' greedy ambitions in the country."
Al-Mashat stressed that American defensive weapons will not protect the Saudi and Emirati regimes from the strikes of the Yemeni missile and drone forces and that all the measures taken by the occupation in the areas under its control are null and void.