Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism Muammer al-Irayani said the Yemeni government has exerted intensive efforts in order to keep the cultural heritage out of the armed conflict and its consequences.
A member of the Presidential Leadership Council, Major General Aidarous Qassem Al-Zubaidi, chaired this morning at the Presidential Palace in Ma’ashiq an extraordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers.
Foreign Minister Khaled Alymany met on Tuesday with Head of Middle East and North Africa Department in the Norwegian Foreign Ministry Aspin Lindbeck and his accompanying delegation.
Alymany stated that the Yemeni government is very interested in establishing peace and reinstating basic services throughout the country, noting that the government is committed to pay civil service employees all over the country within the available resources.
He also touched upon the obstructions to implement Stockholm Agreement due the Houthi rebels' intransigence and refusal to put the agreement in place.
The Foreign Minister pointed out to the Iranian interference in Yemen's internal affairs through supporting the putschists, providing them with funds, weapons and experts.
The Norwegian official expressed his country's interested in the humanitarian situation in Yemen, noting that his government is supporting the efforts of the UN Secretary General envoy Martin Griffiths to make peace.