Saudi-led coalition ends military operation, Commences Restoring Hope in Y

2015-04-22 03:14:13 | Al Muslim News
Saudi-led coalition ends military operation, Commences Restoring Hope in Y

 

The Saudi-led coalition announced an end to its four week long military operation “Decisive Storm†after launching airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen, saying their threat to Saudi Arabia and its neighbors had been removed. A new campaign aimed at protecting civilians and preventing rebels from operating has begun.
The coalition's spokesperson Brigadier-General Ahmed al-Asiri said on Tuesday that the coalition had achieved its military goals in Yemen and a new campaign, called "Restoration of Hope", would aim to protect civilians and combat "terrorism".
Asiri called the new operation a "combination of political, diplomatic and military action".
"The coalition has completed the 'Decisive Storm' campaign at the request of the Yemeni government and the president of Yemen," Brig. General Asiri said.
“The operation has achieved its goals of protecting the Yemeni people and destroying the military capabilities of the Houthi militias and preventing them from threatening the neighboring states, he said. "We are able to confirm that the Houthis are no longer a threat to Yemenis or neighbouring countries.
Early on Wednesday, Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi gave an address from Riyadh, on a Television broadcast, where he thanked the coalition partners for their support.
"I extend on my behalf and on behalf of the Yemeni people sincere thanks and appreciation for the Arab and Muslim brothers and our partners in the coalition for supporting legitimacy," President Hadi said.
Iran has welcomed Saudi Arabia’s decision to end of military operation against Houthi rebels, expressing hope that national dialog among Yemeni Government and Houthis would resume.

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