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Yemen Islah party sever ties with Muslim Brotherhood

Anwar Gargash arrives for a press conference in Dubai on June 24, 2017. (AP)

The United Arab Emirates minister of state for foreign affairs Dr Anwar Gargash announced that the Yemeni Islah party has severed ties with the Muslim Brotherhood in a tweet on Friday morning.

Dr Gargash said that the Islah party announced “its severance of ties with the Muslim Brotherhood terrorist organization”.

“We now have an opportunity to test their intentions in the interest of Yemen and the Arab region. We work with flexibly and our goal is the security and stability of the region”.

The statement was made after a meeting was held on Wednesday between Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi met in Riyadh on Wednesday with the Chairman of the Yemen Islah party, Colonel Mohammed Abdullah al-Yidoumi, and Secretary-General Abdulwahab Ahmad al-Anisi.

Gargash sadded in another tweet that Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed’s meeting with the leaders of Yemen's Islah Party was to unite efforts to defeat Iran and its Houthi militias.

During the meeting, SPA reported, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed reviewed with Col Yidoumi and al-Anisi the developments in Yemen and the efforts exerted in accordance with the principles of achieving security and stability for the Yemeni people.

 

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Last Update: Friday, 15 December 2017 KSA 00:03 - GMT 21:03
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