Hadi Calls Houthis to Surrender for Yemen

Hadi Calls Houthis to Surrender for Yemen

President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi reiterated his previous comments regarding the Houthi militias handing over their weapons and withdrawing from cities under their control.

President Hadi held a meeting with the minister of defense and other military officials at the presidential palace in Aden through which he said that any negotiation or political process requires the application of the provisions of UN resolution No. 2216, which calls on the Houthi militias to withdraw from state institutions and surrender their weapons.

He continued stating that the Yemeni people can no longer tolerate this absurd war any further that cause nothing but ill upon the Yemeni people experiencing tough situations overwhelmed them from all sides, according to the Yemen news agency.

Additionally, during his speech he said that the Houthi rebels and their supporters in Tehran must implementing the requirements of the UN resolution or bear the consequences of their intransigence, which may put them in trouble.

Mr. President stressed that the main goal of eradicating Iran’s dangerous expansion project is close to be achieved, as well he commented that Iran’s attempts to expand its influence threatens the present and future of Yemen and its people, who reject sectarianism and Iranian ideas executed through the Houthi militia for ages.

Like many Iranian-backed groups, the Houthi movement attracts its followers in Yemen by promoting regional political-religious issues in its media.

In 2003, the Houthis' slogans and announcements started to became the group's trademark by which they gathered and prepare their political and social supporters.

The movement's expressed goals include combating economic underdevelopment and political marginalization in Yemen while seeking greater autonomy for Houthi-majority regions of the country. They also claim to support a more democratic non-sectarian republic in Yemen.