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Saturday 28 March 2015 - 18:40
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Yemeni president urges Arab states to fight until Houthis capitulate

Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi asked Saudi Arabia-led coalition to fight against Houthi rebels until they capitulate.

SHARM EL-SHEIKH (Sputnik) Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi onSaturday asked Saudi Arabia and its Arab Gulf allies tocontinue military operation inYemen againstHouthi rebels untilthey capitulate.

I urge tocontinue the operation untilthe gang announces its capitulation, leaves the territories it occupied indifferent provinces, frees public offices and surrenders weapons it stole, Hadi said atthe Arab League Summit inSharm El-Sheikh.
Shiite Houthis, the main opposition force inYemen, recently took overthe country's capital Sanaa and continued tomake a rapid advance inother cities.
On Wednesday, Hadi asked the Arab League formilitary aid and later inthe day the Saudi Arabia-led coalition began conducting airstrikes onHouthi positions inYemen.

By Sputnik News

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