SABA - Yemen news agency

Print date: 22-05-2019
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President chairs meeting of Defense Ministry's leadership

SANAA, Oct. 24 (Saba) - President of the Supreme Political Council Saleh Al-Sammad chaired an extended meeting here at the Defence Ministry headquarters with Acting Defense Minister Hussein Khiran and Deputy Chief of the General Staff, Maj. Gen. Zakaria al-Shami.

The meeting took place on Sunday at the presence of the Deputy of the Supreme of Political Council Kasim Labouza and Head of the Military and Security Committee, Maj. Gen. Mohammed Abdullah al-Kawsi.

During the meeting, the officials discussed the situations of the combat fronts and the plans approved by the defense ministry and the leadership of the general staff to enhance the fronts, confront the military escalation planned by the US-backed Saudi-led aggression coalition and to deal with all possible risks at all fronts.

The officials also reviewed the operational performance reports, logistical support and the readiness in all military units in line with alternative plans put forward by the leadership of the military zones that aim to absorbed the main impact of the aggression air strikes against the military zones throughout the republic's governorates.

In addition, the officials discussed the integration that has been achieved between the army and the popular forces, which led to great victories across all battle fronts, as well as the tribal popular support that has created a complete Yemeni environment in repelling the US-backed Saudi aggression and their mercenaries to protect the country from the invasion, occupation and division.

The officials also addressed the decisions taken by the leadership of the defense ministry to confront the economic card that used by the Saudi aggression as a weapon to target the Yemeni people's steadfastness, the national unity, security and stability.

The officials praised the role of the national economic commissions which they work day and night to confront the Saudi aggression's plots of targeting the Yemeni citizens' livelihoods.