Almotamar.net - American envoy congratulated here on Saturday Vice President Abdo Rabu Mansour Hadi over the victory of armed forces against al-Qaeda terrorist elements in Abyan province.
During his meeting with American ambassador to Yemen Gerald Feierstein, Hadi talked over the victory of security forces who managed to free the 25th brigade forces in Abyan after more than three months of blockade by al-Qaeda militants backed by coup elements.
The two officials also made reference to the ongoing developments in the local arena as well as negotiations and meetings carried out during the previous period at all various sides; local, regional and international ones.
The American envoy wished for Yemen to overcome form the current crisis peacefully, affirming to cooperate in order to ensure Yemen's security and stability.
Nine Saudi-paid mercenaries were killed and others injured as well their military vehicle was destroyed by the army and popular committees' forces in al-Abdih area of Marib province, a military official said Monday.
The operation was carried out late on Sunday, the official added .
President Saleh al-Sammad called the United Nations security council to stop Saudi-led barbaric aggression and blockade on Yemen, in a letter sent to the UN late on Saturday.
In the letter, the president detailed brutal and inhumane crimes committed by the Saudi-led barbaric coalition during 18 months of aggression against the