His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai discussed with Dr. Abdul-latif Mohammed al-Zayani the Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council for Arab States.
During the meeting Sheikh Mohammed and Al Zayani exchanged views on the GCC activities and importance of joint work among the member countries to boost peace and stability in the region.
They also tackled the Special GCC Initiative on Yemen, which is aimed at realising stability and national unity for the Yemeni people.
Al Zayani lauded the UAE’s positive role in all the GCC issues, being the chair of current session.
Regional powerhouse Saudi Arabia said on Monday a Gulf deal for defusing the turmoil in Yemen is still intact, saying the Arab Gulf nations are doing their meditation role to reach a peaceful settlement to end fighting in Yemen, official Saudi news agency SPA reported.
The kingdom and the Gulf Cooperation Council nations “are exerting all what they can to help brothers in Yemen to reach a peaceful solution to end fighting,” SPA quoted the Saudi cabinet as saying during its Monday meeting.
“We hope all parties to sign the Gulf initiative to defuse the Yemeni crisis and maintain security, stability and unity of Yemen, ” it said.
Gun fire last for more than two hours celebrating the news of President Ali Abdullah Saleh soon recover who was injured last Friday on a rocket attack . President Saleh is recuperating in a military hospital in Riyadh . source dais that Saleh might arrive to Sana’a by the next hours.