Arab League Secretary-General discusses Yemen crisis developments with PM

A political agreement is the only solution to solve the crisis in Yemen, Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit said.

Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik discussed Yemen’s support of the Arab League’s role in handling significant issues of the Arab countries in a meeting held in Cairo with Aboul Gheit, state news agency SABA reported.

Aboul Gheit said it was important to preserve Yemen’s sovereignty, adding that a political agreement will guarantee the country’s independence.

He also discussed the importance of strengthening the government’s capabilities in tackling dangerous situations including the health sector.

Both sides reviewed the latest developments in Yemen including the Arab League’s rejection of Iranian interference in the region, and the security of the Bab Al-Mandab Strait and the Red Sea.