President while receiving the new Yemeni Ambassador’s credentials:
Yemeni nation’s bravery, steadfastness against aggressors praiseworthy/ Iran to stand with Yemenis based on its religious duty
President praised the bravery and steadfastness of the Yemeni nation against aggressors and stressed that the Islamic Republic of Iran supports the Yemenis with all its might to lay the ground for the establishment of peace and stability in the country and continuation of Yemeni-Yemeni negotiations”
Speaking on Tuesday in a meeting with the new Yemeni Ambassador while receiving his letter of credence, President Hassan Rouhani said, “In recent years, we have witnessed the Yemenis extraordinary bravery and steadfastness”.
He added, "Today, aggressors and the Yemeni nation’s enemies have reached the conclusion that they cannot advance their goals by pressure and war, and this means that the Yemeni nation’s resistance has borne fruit”.
Stating that the Islamic Republic of Iran has been alongside the Yemeni nation since the beginning of aggression towards the country, he said, "There is no doubt that the final victory will belong to the resistant Yemeni nation”.
“Iran believes in the righteousness of the people of Yemen and their revolution, and considers helping them in both fighting aggressors and negotiations as its religious duty,” he said.
At the same meeting, the new Ambassador of Yemen to Tehran presented his letter of credence to Dr Rouhani and said, “Yemen will not forget the Iranian government and nation’s valuable stances in supporting the country’s revolution”.
“The Iranian nation and government have always been the Yemeni people’s friend, and while the people of Yemen were under aggression and sanctions, it was only the Islamic Republic of Iran that supported us,” he continued.
He added, "The people of Yemen are alongside the Islamic Republic of Iran in the fight against world powers’ hegemonic stances and support Iran’s valuable stances in protecting stability and security in the region, especially the Hormuz Peace Endeavour (HOPE) initiative”.