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Obama adviser discusses Yemen political transition with Hadi

National Yemen

Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi

KUNA) — Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa Monaco called President Abdo Rabu Mansour Hadi, of Yemen, on Monday to reaffirm the U.S. strong support for Yemen’s political transition.
Monaco “commended the National Dialogue for its efforts to develop a shared vision for a more just and democratic Yemen, and expressed U.S. support for President Hadi’s efforts to bring the National Dialogue to conclusion and move forward with implementation of the Gulf Cooperation Council Initiative,” according to a White House statement.
She praised the contributions that Yemeni women, youth and civil society have made to the National Dialogue, and expressed the hope that they will continue their engagement in subsequent stages of the transition, it said.
Monaco also reaffirmed “the U.S. government’s commitment to stand with the Yemeni government and people as they implement the National Dialogue’s outcomes, foster economic development and combat the security threat from al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula,” the statement said