President Hadi holds talks with El-Sisi of Egypt
President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi held closed presidential summit with his counterpart President Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt followed by expanded talks between the two state delegations on brotherly relations between the two countries.
The talks focused on activating and holding the Supreme Yemeni-Egyptian Committee and improving all aspects of mutual relations, including qualifying Yemeni armed forces, education, health, judiciary, prosecution, the central bank of Yemen and public finance.
The talks also tackled reconsidering process of visas, especial security agreements for Yemenis and fees of residences as Egypt is their another country and their first destination, as well as possibilities of resuming flights of Egyptian aviation from Egypt to Aden and Sayoon in Hadhramout.
The two parties also discussed Yemen’s needsof Egyptian expertise in medical and scientific expertise, giving Egyptian hospitals priority in tourist medication and curing Yemeni war-injured people, granting all facilitations Egyptian companies of medical equipment, medicines in Yemeni markets and activating educational and higher educational cooperation between the countries.
Then, the Governor of the Central Bank of Yemen Dr. Mohammad Zimam and Governor of Egyptian Central Bank TarekAmer signed a memo of understanding between the two banks.
After the talks, the two presidents held press conference in which President Hadi expressed thanks to President el-Sisi and to government and people of Egypt for their positions supporting Yemen in different stages and conditions and their support to legality in different Arab, Islamic and international forums and denouncing Houhti coup and Egypt’s participation in the Arab Coalition for supporting Yemen’s legality.
“This participation, which re-affirms Egypt’s firm position in supporting and helping Yemen for ending the coup and restoring the legality and the state, is an extension to great positions of Egypt in supporting Yemeni revolutions September and October, when Egypt provided thousands of martyrs,” said President Hadi.
He confirmed that his visit to Egypt comes for boosting brotherly relations and thanking Egypt under President el-Sisi, pointing out that Egypt has been always strong defender on Arab issues and supporting them.
I informed my brother al-Sisi on total situations’ developments in Yemen and we discussed a number of topics and issues of common concern regarding different fields of cooperation between the two countries, which will have positive effect on the interests of the two countries, he said, adding; we also tackled a number of Arab, regional and international issues of common concern.
“We also discussed dangers facing the security of the Red Sea over Houthi militia’s terrorism and its sponsor Iran, which aims not only on affecting the security of the Red Sea but also on the whole Arab national security,” said President Hadi.
“We are looking forward to ending this war to stop suffering of our people by turning off the coup’s page and removing its effect,” he added.
He confirmed that Arab Nation is concerned on integrating its efforts and mobilizing its powers for facing challenges threatening it, whether Iran’s interferences posing danger to our region and our national security or facing the phenomenon of extremism and terrorism which exhausted our peoples and destroyed their capabilities.
For his part, President el-Sisi expressed his pleasure for receiving his brother President Hadi in his second country of Egypt.
“Your visit to Egypt has special and core importance for the exceptional conditions Yemen is going through and the similar case on regional level, a matter which require integration of all capabilities and efforts for facing the challenges,” said el-Sisi, who confirmed that Yemen’s security and stability is utmost necessity for the security and stability of Egypt and the region in general.
“We absolutely reject interferences threatening security and stability of Yemen and the stability of Arab region and confirm support to stability and security of Yemen… we confirm the peace references based on the Gulf Initiative, the outcomes of the Yemeni Inclusive Dialogue Conference and the UN related resolutions led by resolution 2216, and we support the legal leadership of Yemen represented by President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi,” said el-Sisi.
Then President Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi held a dinner banquet on the honor of President Hadi and his accompanying delegation.