UAE and Yemen sign MoU to enhance parliamentary cooperation

Abu Dhabi — Yemen’s parliament speaker Sultan al-Barakani met Chairman of UAE National Federal Council Amal al-Qubaisi on Sunday in UAE to tackle the Iranian aggression in Yemen through Houthi militias. The two parties discussed a number of key issues and enhancing parliament cooperation between two brotherly nations.

UAE and Yemen signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that aims at activating parliamentary cooperation between Yemen and UAE via exchanging opinions on different issues of common concern, changing visits and parliamentary activities between the two councils, making use of expertise and holding mutual parliamentary meetings for coordination during regional and international forums, Yemen-based Saba net reported.

Al-Barakani praised the historical ties between UAE and Yemen and appreciated UAE’s role in helping restore legitimate Yemeni’s government.

He said that UAE has been supporting Yemen politically and financially since the state of Emirate was formced by Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan.

Al-Qubaisi revived the support for Yemeni people to come out from the current ordeal and to regain security, stability and development.

The news came out amidst rumors that UAE has backed off from Saudi-led coalition in Yemen and has withdrawn its troops, while the withdrawal and re-deployment of the army is well-coordinated among the allies.