UAE: our war in Yemen ended in practice and our role enabling the liberated areas
Affairs in the UAE said that his country 's participation in the war in Yemen , which lasted more than a year "practically finished".
- JUNE 16, 2016
(Reuters) - Anwar Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign
The UAE is a key member of a military alliance led by the Saudi intervention in Yemen war in March 2015. The UAE supports the Government of Yemen against Houthi armed movement, which considers Saudi Arabia and UAE are fighting on behalf of the _khasmthma arch Iran.
The transfer of the official account of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces for Gargash as saying: "Our position is clear today and the war virtually ended for our soldiers."
"We monitor the political arrangements and our role is fundamental to enable Yemenis in the liberated areas."
The rocket attack for the Houthis, killing more than 60 of the Gulf States forces stationed in the center of Yemen last September, including 52 in the UAE is the heaviest loss suffered by the army of the UAE over its history.
Emirati forces and led the Yemeni government offensive against al Qaeda fighters in April and expelled them from their stronghold in the southern port city of Mukalla.
While Saudi Arabia supports a crackdown on the capital Sana'a controlled by the Houthis in the north-western Yemen Emirates focused on achieving stability in the southern city of Aden, which suffers from frequent attacks by regulatory Qaeda and the Islamic State