Saudi Arabia’s King Salman holds talks on Yemeni conflict with President Hadi

Saudi King Salman (R) met with Yemen's President Hadi. (SPA)

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz met with Yemeni President Abdrabbo Mansour Hadi in Jeddah on Saturday and reaffirmed the kingdom’s commitment to Yemen’s legitimate government.

According to a statement from the Saudi Press Agency, King Salman reiterated his keenness on “supporting the brotherly people of Yemen as well as Yemen's legitimate government in order to achieve security and stability in Yemen.”

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The statement added: “The meeting addressed a number of issues of common interest as well as the latest developments in Yemen.”

The meeting was attended by Minister of State and Member of the Cabinet Dr. Musaed bin Mohammed Al-Aiban, President of General Intelligence Khalid bin Ali Al-Humaidan and Director of the Yemeni President's Office Dr. Abdullah Al-Alaimi.

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A Saudi-led coalition is battling against Houthi militias and bolstering Yemeni government forces after a Houthi takeover of the capital Sanaa and surrounding areas in recent years.

The military intervention launched by Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab countries in 2015 was codenamed Operation Decisive Storm.
 

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