International arrangements for Yemen power transfer draw objections and intense warnings
8/9/2021 9:36:00 PM
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Yemen is seeing intense reactions to news covert arrangements by some international actors said to aim at transferring power from Abd-Rabbu M. Hadi to a presidential council to fulfill the Houthi militia's desires.
The said arrangements have already drawn reactions: cautious objections, warnings of and shock over how international actors are absorbed in finding ways to unseat the legitimate, weak Hadi, while not doing any thing to end the Houthi six year old coup and nightmarish war that's brought Yemen to its knees and turned it to the world's worst case of humanitarian crisis.
Here are some of the reactions as gathered from media platforms.
- President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi from his residence in Riyadh on Sunday convened a meeting for the Yemeni ‘National Defense Council’ stressed the Hadi has emphasized the importance of preserving the country's unity, sovereignty, security and .. aspirations of the Yemeni people.Hadi ordered his government to facilitate the mission of the new UN envoy to promote the chances of peace “based on the locally and internationally recognized Terms of Reference.”/State-run Saba news agency
- - Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik: Any perspective for peace must rest on the three Terms of Reference. /Saba
- Former Minister of Education Abdullah Lamlas: There is a scheme being plotted to do away with Hadi and restore the former regime./Twitter
- The lawyers of the former president Ali A. Saleh: A dangerous plot is seeking to target all officials and (the legitimate) state employees without exception./Facebook.
- Informed political sources have warned against bowing to the demands of the putschists Houthi militia to end Abd-Rabbu M. Hadi’s presidency as a stipulation to engage in peace negotiations. Houthis may accept to enter negotiations temporarily until they secure their goal of unseating Hadi / Yemen Time
- Former Transport Minister Ali Aljabwani has warned of power transfer away from the three TORs. “This matter (power transfer) seems to have been discussed in Muscat and other capitals.
- The chairman of the Shura Council, the upper house of the Yemeni parliament, said in a facebook post, "It is not the legitimate government who is obstructing peace in the country."
He said, "The ideas being thrown here and there are not new. They are originally the ideas of Houthis."
"One must think a thousand times before taking any step against the legitimate (government). We shouldn't try to do what the military coup failed to achieve. It is not the legitimate who is hindering peace," he concluded.