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Yemen, China discuss bigger role in the region

Aden, Yemeni Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik praised Yemeni-Chinese historical relations and Chinese firm support for the government of Yemen and Yemeni people in ending the coup, realizing security and stability and regaining the state.

He confirmed keenness on boosting relations between the two countries in various fields.

In a meeting between the Yemeni prime minister and Chinese Ambassador to Yemen Kang Yong in Riyadh on Sunday, the two parties discussed cooperation relations between the two friendly countries in different fields and mechanism of improving them in addition to the Yemeni government's efforts for normalizing life in liberated provinces, China's keenness on supporting Yemen's security, encouraging peace and its expected role in reconstruction phase.

Prime Minister expressed confidence of Chinese active role through mutual role or via international framework represented by the United Nations and Security Council for exerting more pressure on Iran to stop its destructive role in Yemen and the region, stopping its blatant interferences in internal affairs and its threat to international navigation.

For his part, the Chinese ambassador said that his country is closely following the work of the Yemeni government and its achievements on the ground in improving services in a tangible way, especially in Aden, and its support for all the Yemeni government's efforts to normalize the situation and overcome the effects of the war, imposed by the Iranian-backed Houthi coup militia.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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