Riyadh Declaration released, demands Houthi expulsion

The “save Yemen” conference has concluded its sessions today in Riyadh with the presence of all concerned parties including Yemeni President Abd Rabu Mansour Hadi

Photo by: Reuters
Photo by: Reuters

Updated Jul 28, 2015

A conference titled “Save Yemen” concluded its sessions today in Saudi Arabia’s capital, and released The Riyadh Declaration.

The declaration stressed that corruption and mismanagement during the rule of deposed president Ali Abdullah Saleh led to deterioration of the situation in the country, and Iran contributed to the instability in country.

King Salman was not present, however, the Secretary of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Dr. Abdul Latif Al-Zayani spoke on the king’s behalf.

"We will continue to provide relief aid for Yemenis, and staying by their side. The Conference Riyadh comes at a historic turning point for the entire region, and we congratulate Yemeni people on the outcomes of this conference"

"Yemen should not be a breeding ground for terrorist organizations, and we look forward to restore hope and contribute to the stability of the Yemeni peace process."

Riyadh reaffirmed the support of the legitimacy and participation of the people of Yemen and urged to adhere to the principle of the national partnership They also reaffirmed to stop financial and diplomatic engagement with the Houthis in Sanaa, and the involvement of the southern movement for peaceful pro-legitimacy activism .

The Kingdom vowed to provide relief for the displaced, and compensation for those affected, especially in the province of Saada. and They embarked on rebuilding the military institution, a civilian federal state, and the launch of a comprehensive national reconciliation, and to use all the political and military tools to end the insurgency.

As well as developing a national strategy to combat violence, terrorism, and the Rehabilitation of Yemen economically.

TRTWorld and agencies