Yemen faces war from same parties who fought Sept. 26 rev.: Al-Mashat
The Head of the Supreme Political Council of Yemen Mahdi Al-Mashat speaks on the anniversary of the September 26 revolution, blaming foreign powers for emptying the revolution of its content.
The Head of the Supreme Political Council of Yemen Mahdi Al-Mashat said on Sunday that his country "is facing a fierce war from the same foreign parties that fought the  September 26 revolution," noting that this is "evidence of the long-running conspiracy against the dreams and hopes of Yemenis."
"The foreign conspiracy only stopped after there was an assurance that the republic and the September 26 revolution had been assigned to those who would empty it of its content," Al-Mashat added.
"The foreign powers worked against any project that would restore the September revolution and did not allow the struggles to be fruitful and to be transformed into a merry reality," Al-Mashat said, noting that "words like failure and dependence" are words that come to the minds whenever observers bring up the outcomes of the past decades after the revolution."
Al-Mashat went on to say that "Since the September 26 revolution, through the [Ibrahim] Al-Hamdi era, and until the September 21 revolution, Yemen has been targeted in an aim to keep it weak and dependent on the foreign aggressor," pointing out that "the reality full of poverty, disease, corruption, dependence, and subservience 60 years after the revolution, is the best witness to the foreign action against it."
Al-Mashat then stressed the need to "strengthen the state of national and political awareness," and to sacrifice for the sake of Yemen's freedom and independence."
Al-Mashat: We warn against ignoring our righteous demands
Regarding the humanitarian situation in Yemen, Al-Mashat warned the Saudi coalition and the complicit world of "the danger of not cooperating in meeting Sanaa's demands."
The head of the Supreme Political Council in Yemen held the coalition countries fully responsible for rejecting the demands of the Yemeni people and "the complication, escalation, or damage that might result at the local, regional, and international levels."
"We warn against ignoring our demands, as they are righteous and fair demands" that do not involve "any concessions from anyone," Al-Mashat added.
"We do not wish for any escalation or complication, but it is very likely to happen if we do not find sane people on the other side who share our concern for peace and respect for the demands of our people."
Al-Mashat stressed that "talking about peace and security is of no value without respecting the rights of our people and our country," confirming that "adhering to the siege and depriving our people of their wealth is a major obstacle to peace and confidence-building."