Article Date: Aug 6, 2012 - 11:27:42 PM
Yemen has been in a constant state of crisis for the past five decades, since the revolution of September 1962,” said President Abdrabbo Mansour Hadi underscoring the deep-seated issues Yemen was coming against, as reported by Yemen Saba news agency on Saturday.
Yemen President AbdRabu Mansour Hadi said on Saturday that Yemen has been in a constant state of crisis for the past five decades
This came in his Mmeeting with the Preparatory Committee in charge of paving the paving the way for Yemen’s National Dialogue, Hadi stressed that Yemen’s many crises had all resurfaced upon the fall of the former regime, shading some light on issues which so far had remained buried or ignored.
“We all have now to open a new page to establish a new Yemen and to leave the past behind with all its faults,” the president stressed, noting that Yemen is witnessing a historical crossroads.
Moving forward, President Hadi noted that thanks to the support of the international community Yemen had successfully maneuvered its way out of its political crisis, at least for the most part, and paved the way to the birth of a civil state where all citizens will live equal under the rule of law.
He stressed that Yemen, because of its strategic geographical position in the Arabian Peninsula was of great importance to the not only the West but also the Middle East, underscoring the need for stability, both politically and economically.
President Hadi explained that Yemen’s Youth was the cornerstone of the nation’s future, hailing young activists sacrifice and efforts to build a stronger and fairer nation for future generations.
He assured all that the Youth which played such an important in 2011 uprising would not be ignored at the coming National Dialogue; promising that their opinions and points of view would be taken into accounts in all negotiations. Finally President Hadi reviewed with the Committee the GCC brokered power-transfer initiatives, as well as the county’s most present issues.
The youths re-affirmed their support to President Hadi, stressing on the necessity to move forward and implement change.
The Preparatory Committee was established June 26 in Sana’a. It consists of 24 members from different political and youth entities. It aims to identify in a unified and unbiased manners the Youth’s views on various national issues.
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