Saudi Arabia urges negotiation and announces a billion grant… and the world welcomes
The Riyadh-Yemeni consultations concluded yesterday, with the beginning of a new page for Yemen, paralleled with Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi anticipating the convening of the last day of the Yemeni-Yemeni consultation sessions under Gulf auspices, to announce a series of reforms in the body of Yemeni legitimacy, most notably the transfer of his full powers to a presidential council.
The modern council is headed by Dr. Rashad Al-Alimi, with the membership of seven members from various Yemeni political forces: Sultan Al-Arada, Tariq Saleh, Abdul-Rahman Abu Zara’a, Othman Majali, Aidaros Al-Zubaidi, Faraj Al-Bahsani, and Abdullah Bawazeer.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman expressed his country’s support for the Yemeni Presidential Leadership Council and aspiration that its establishment would contribute to the beginning of a new page in Yemen that would move it from war to peace and development, hoping that the next stage would be different, noting the determination and optimism of all. The Crown Prince affirmed the Kingdom’s keenness to ensure that Yemen enjoys security, stability and prosperity in Yemen. This came when Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with Dr. Rashad Al-Alimi, head of the Yemeni Presidential Leadership Council and members of the council.
Amid an international welcome, the Saudi welcome came with the good news of two billion economic support, as Riyadh announced that it had decided to provide urgent support to the Yemeni economy with $3 billion.
From the headquarters of the Gulf Cooperation Council, the Riyadh consultations ended with a road map and outputs that contained 11 items, drawn by about 800 Yemenis who represented the various political components. The participants announced the final statement that carried “detailed outputs” in each of the six tracks of the consultations: (the political, economic, development, security, social, media, humanitarian and relief tracks).
Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf, Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, stressed that hopes are renewed in light of the outcomes of the consultations under the auspices of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, which concluded after 10 days of consultations, “during which the sons and daughters of Yemen were able to assume with all responsibility their historic role in this important station in the history of Yemen.” Brother.”