22 Jan 2018 11:54

Yemeni foreign minister praises relations with Russia, thanks Moscow for backing Yemeni govt

MOSCOW. Jan 22 (Interfax) - Yemeni Foreign Minister Abdulmalik Al-Mekhlafi has thanked Moscow for supporting the legitimate government in Yemen.

"I thank you and the Russian government for your stance in support of the legitimate Yemeni government," Al-Mekhlafi said at a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Monday.

"We have wonderful relations of friendship and cooperation [...], and therefore this level of relations enables us to open new horizons in terms of enhancing opportunities for our countries," Al-Mekhlafi said.