Sanaa: No political solution while Yemen under aggression, war, seige
Deputy Prime Minister of the Sanaa Government for Defense and Security Affairs Jalal Al-Rowaishani says that days of hegemony and mandate over Yemen are over.
The Omani delegation is playing a mediating role between Sanaa and the countries of aggression, and there is hope to achieve something," said Jalal Al-Rowaishan, Deputy Prime Minister of the Sanaa Government for Defense and Security Affairs.
Al-Rowaishan pointed out that, "there cannot be a political solution while the country is under aggression, siege, and occupation," adding that, "the negotiation to lift the siege and end the aggression and occupation is between Sanaa and the countries of aggression, and the political solution is then between the Yemenis."
The Deputy PM continued: "The Yemeni people cannot starve to death while its wealth is looted in broad daylight, and this is an issue that was determined by the Leader [Sayyed Abdul-Malik Al-Houthi] and President Al-Mashat and the readiness of the armed forces," stressing that oil wealth cannot be plundered, and the people of Yemen need their salaries.
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During his statements, he stressed that, "the humanitarian file must be separated from the political and military, and this vision is logical and confirmed by international laws and laws of God," highlighting that, "the 30 million Yemenis who are suffering can't wait for the politicians and the military to reach solutions during negotiations."
The United States wants to preserve its interests
Regarding the US role, Al-Rowaishan said, "The US intervention in the region aims to preserve its interests in the face of the East in general," pointing out that, "the United States has interests in the region, and the coalition countries must define their interests away from the American intervention, who [Americans] only want to solve their own problems," he added.
Regarding the Security Council, Al-Rowaishan said, "Its [Security Council] history is known in everything related to conflict issues in the region. There is no absolute justice in the international community, but rather what rules are interests."
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Al-Rowaishan pointed out that, "the issue hegemony over Yemen which previously existed is no longer available now, and the coalition countries must deal with Yemen on the basis of equality and common interests."
He also reaffirmed that "all that was presented to Yemen are promises that have not been implemented, and the humanitarian demands of the Yemeni people are all put forward by communicating with the Saudi side."
The Sanaa senior official concluded his remarks by saying, "The sacrifices made by our people and the gains we achieved with a unified leadership, army, and people will not be undone, regardless of the media discourse of the countries of aggression."
Earlier on Thursday, the head of the Supreme Political Council in Yemen Mahdi Al-Mashat confirmed that "there can be no truce if the other side does not respond to the just and righteous demands of the Yemeni people, mainly by paying the salaries of all state employees and opening all airports and ports."
"The patience of the Yemeni people has limits, and they may be forced to take steps to preserve their interests," stressing that, "there is no way to back down from protecting the oil and gas wealth of the Yemeni people," he said.
Al-Mashat also expressed his deep dissatisfaction with the negative role played by the United States and the UK in Yemen and with the role of the "UN envoy that goes in parallel with the misinformation campaigns led by (these) countries."
The President of the Supreme Political Council praised, "the efforts of the brothers in the Sultanate of Oman, and their positive role in achieving the honorable peace, which all the Yemeni people aspire to."
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