War on Yemen failed, goals faltered: Al-Houthi
The head of the Yemeni Ansar Allah resistance movement stresses that the goals of the coalition of aggression, which it sought to achieve by waging war on Yemen, failed.
The aggression on Yemen has been met with failure, and it could not achieve its goals, said Ansar Allah leader Sayyed Abdul-Malik Al-Houthi on Tuesday.
Speaking during an event to mark the day of "the Cry in the Face of the Arrogant Powers", Al-Houthi underlined that the United States and the United Kingdon wanted the siege and conspiracies to continue against Yemen as they keep control of its islands and territorial waters. "That is unacceptable."
"Let the entire world listen. The continuation of this targeting of our country means that we must continue to confront the coalition with all the tools available to us," he stressed.
If the Saudi-led coalition is in pursuit of peace and an end to the war, then it must commit to its obligations, the Ansar Allah leader said, stressing that the path to peace was crystal clear: "The seige and occupation must be brought to an end, and the prisoners must be liberated and Yemen be reconstructed."
"The Saudis must prove that they are independent of the United States when it comes to Yemen and lift the blockade on the Yemeni people," he added. "The United States and the United Kingdom do not want real peace to be achieved by granting the righteous people their rights."
"The United States wants the aggression to continue and have the Yemeni people robbed of their national resources. They want to control our islands and territorial waters," the Yemeni leader said.
During the celebration of the 33rd anniversary of the national day for Yemeni unity, the head of the Sanaa government, Abdul Aziz bin Habtoor, affirmed that "the Western project wants to fragment the Yemeni cohesion," and partition the country as was the case previously. Bin Habtoor added that the project could be traced back to 1994 and is a renewal of old plots.
"Sanaa rejected the American project from its inception, but rather fought this project for eight years and will continue to do so," the head of government underlined.
Yemenis cannot continue to suffer without accountability
"Appropriate military action will be taken to prevent any attempt to plunder Yemen's wealth on land and sea," Al-Houthi said, stressing that "any contracts with mercenaries and traitors are worthless."
"The Yemeni people, in light of the ongoing stalling, is directly taking action to confront the aggression, and it is prepared for all options at all times," the leader explained. "The responsibility falls on everyone to make their effort and continue to resist the enemies and their plots."
Commenting on the Omani efforts aimed at finding a solution to the crisis engulfing Yemen, Al-Houthi said the Saudi party showed up to the talks and saw itself as a mediator as soon as the Omani efforts started showing results, describing this action as a "joke".
"The whole world knows that the self-proclaimed leader of the coalition in the war on Yemen is Saudi Arabi, so why is it trying to claim to be a mediator?"
"As much as we tried to give a shot to the efforts made by our brothers in Oman, we cannot continue to pedal infinitely while others believe that they are gaining time to execute their plots," he stressed.
US heading toward collapse
"The United States over the past decade tried to conclude the battle in the region so that they could free themselves to compete with China and Russia," Sayyed Al-Houthi said, highlighting how their efforts to end the ongoing wars in Syria, Iraq, Palestine, and Yemen failed.
The United States is "heading toward collapse", the Yemeni top leader said, stressing that its economic capabilities stemming from its grip on other countries are faltering.
"Many regimes and leaders gave leeway to the United States to do whatever it wished in the region, such as building military bases and imposing economic policies as well as intervening in the education sector and the media," he explained.
Washington "failed to create change in its benefit in the Islamic Republic of Iran despite all the plots it weaved," Al-Houthi said. "The international shifts that are affecting the United States are by extension affecting the Zionist enemy, but despite this reality, many regimes are still heading toward normalization with it."
Finally, he touched on the Palestinian people's resilience in the face of the Israeli occupation, underlining that this very resilience was increasing in the face of the occupation.
"We saw in the latest round of aggression on Gaza the resilience of the Islamic Jihad movement and the Palestinian Resistance that confronted the enemy [...] amid a strong presence from the Lebanese front as the enemy, on the other hand, was in a state of constant fear," Sayyed Al-Houthi concluded.
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