The Houthi militia serves Iran and the government supports the Moroccan Sahara

Ahmed Awad Benmbarek, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of the Republic of Yemen, has downplayed the irregular presence of Yemeni migrants in Morocco, warning his compatriots to avoid human-smuggling gangs and hold on to the hope of a tomorrow. better.

Speaking to the press this morning, Wednesday, on the sidelines of his visit to Morocco, Benmbarek revealed that despite all the difficult circumstances Yemen is going through, the proportion of Yemeni refugees is low compared to what other countries exported during crises. warlike

The Yemeni government official from the capital, Rabat, stressed that his country suffers from internal displacement; Many are forced to leave their cities out of fear of Houthi militias, pointing out that Yemenis are clinging to their land and that those who arrived in Morocco are not to blame for much given the harsh conditions in Yemen.

Benmbarek considered his visit to Morocco “a great success and a great opportunity for the two sister countries”, praising the Moroccan position on the Yemeni truce and Iranian ambitions in the region, noting that “Morocco is clear on this issue, and Yemen is also in support of the territorial integrity of the Kingdom of Morocco.”

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates of the Republic of Yemen recalled his meeting with the President of the House of Representatives and with the President of the House of Councillors, during which talks were held on the mechanisms of interrogation and parliamentary work, highlighting the determination to develop bilateral relations in this regard.

In the same context, the Yemeni minister reviewed some features of the situation inside his country, recalling that the truce began 6 months ago and ended on October 2, and includes the military truce and the lifting of the siege of the city of Taiz and the rest of the governorates and the port of Hodeidah.

Benmbarek indicated that the Houthis put many obstacles to the truce, since they do not respect it, and revealed that 1,400 soldiers and officers were victims of violating the truce, and 94 civilians were injured, by mines and snipers, but despite this, “the legitimate government was willing to maintain the truce”.

The government official accused the Houthis of serving Iranian agendas and escaping the peace agreements in Kuwait and Stockholm in exchange for looting the wealth of the Yemeni people. He said: “Before the truce, the Houthis stole 45 billion Yemenis, and during it 200 billion.” .”

Benmbarek complained about the Houthis’ illogical demands to continue the truce, including attempting to travel on a Houthi passport that is not internationally recognized, stating that “the government is proactive in dialogue and has good will, but the Houthis have to think about the Yemeni people and abandon regional expansionist agendas.

Yemen’s Foreign Minister warned that his country had never witnessed a sectarian or clan divide before the arrival of the Houthis and their spread of hate speech among the people, noting that the government has international legitimacy backed by popular will and wants to crack down on the movements of an externally backed militia based on the Iranian regime.