He assured Asharq Al-Awsat the readiness of the army and resistance for a military decision
Lieutenant-General Saghir Hammoud bin Aziz, Yemeni Chief of Staff and Commander of Joint Operations, issued a warning to the Houthi coup group, telling it to leave arms and engage in dialogue with the Yemenis as a political component, or for the army to resolve the battle militarily.
In an interview with Asharq Al-Awsat, the Chief of Staff revealed that since the first hours of the entry into force of the international armistice that was announced in early April, and in a clear and open exploitation of the absence of coalition aircraft to support legitimacy, the terrorist Houthi militia has doubled its activity in building fortifications, digging trenches and building roads. on various fronts; Especially the Ma’rib fronts, moving heavy combat units from tanks and armored vehicles towards the contact lines, as well as carrying out a redeployment of missile launchers and drones along the battle fronts.
He warned that the truce from the militias’ perspective is nothing more than an opportunity to rearrange their ranks, mobilize all their human, material and arm capabilities, and push them to offensive positions “in preparation for a wide and sudden attack, under the pretext that they will make up at the right moment for them.”
He stressed that the national army and the resistance men and tribes “with their great combat experience gained in the eight-year battles, make them more capable and able to defeat the militias; Especially since behind them are brothers and sisters in the Arab coalition, led by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates,” adding: “These are readiness factors; And even beyond readiness.”