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Prominent Yemeni Politician Quits Politics

National Yemen

By NY Staff

Dr.Abdulkarim Al-Iryani, the political advisor to the resigned President AbdRaboo Mansour Hadi, has officially announced that he is giving up politics.

The resigned Information Minister Nadia al-Saqqaf said on her personal Twitter account that Dr. Al-Iryani had left politics. She did not mentioned the reasons behind this sudden announcement.

Al-Iryani is considered to be the number one politician in Yemen and he played a visible role over the past four decades.