Almotamar.net - Managing Director for the Middle East and Southern Neighborhood at the European External Action Service said Wednesday that the European Union (EU) would stand by with Yemen to reach the day of the upcoming presidential election.
During his meeting with Vice President Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi, Hugues Mingarelli indicated to the various challenges would encounter Yemen, saying "The EU will fully assist Yemen to achieve the peaceful and democratic transition of power and overcome the challenges".
He called on Yemen friends group to hold the conference planed to help Yemen as soon as possible to end the crisis's negative effects and to provide the needed economic and development aid to Yemen.
Hadi acquainted the EU official with the great challenges Yemen faces since the political crisis's outbreak early in 2011 and the achieved actions under the Gulf initiative.
The Vice President valued highly the EU's considerable support to Yemen during the crisis, hoping that such support to be continued until realizing the desired purposes.
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has expressed gratitude to Japan for its latest contribution of US$5.6 million, which will be used to provide wheat flour and pulses to food insecure and vulnerable internally displaced people (IDPs) in Yemen.
Yemen is to partake the 40th session of Foreign Ministers Council of the Member States to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which will be held during the period ( December 9- 11, 2013) in the Guinean capital, Conakry.
Twelve terrorists, mostly Saudi nationals, carried out Thursday massive and coordinated attack on the Defense Ministry Complex that claimed the lives of 56 people and injured over 215 others, a special Yemeni probe revealed on Friday.