Rabat, Restoration of the city and port of Hodeida aims at protection of regional security and to end of the threat to the international waterway, in the Red Sea, where the forces of the Iranian-backed Houthi militias have threatened international security, Yemen's ambassador to Morocco Ezzeddin al-Asbahi said. Following a meeting here today with the Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Mohamed Ali Lazk, he added that the return of
Hodeida and its ports to the legitimacy, would strengthen stability in Yemen and limits the smuggling of Iranian weapons to the Houthi pro-coup militias.
Al-Asbahi stressed that the liberation of the Hodeida from the hands of the Houthis would establish a fundamental step in the restoration of the Yemeni state institutions and restore the most important resources of Yemen for the interest of the Yemeni people.
He pointed out that the armed forces and the Arab coalition are working with full care to maintain the port functions and facilitate the access of humanitarian aid and commercial operations as normal as possible.
For his part, the Moroccan official said, according to the official Yemeni news agency, that his country supports the legitimate institutions, in Yemen, and works to provide full assistance, pointing out that Morocco's support for Yemen is amongst firm principles for restoring stability, security and preserving institutions of the state, unity and stability, in the country as well as in the region.
Source: Saudi Press Agency