Military Committee underlines need for army reshuffle
[Yemen Post] The Military Committee, formed in line with the GCC-brokered deal and headed by Yemeni President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi, underlined on Monday the primary importance of expedient reshuffle of the armed and security forces in the country.During its meeting held today in the Yemeni capital of Sana'a and attended by the US ambassador Gerald Feierstein and US technical delegation, the committee noted that the quick reformation of the army is an urgent strategic and vital need for the success of the GCC-accord, its mechanism, and the UN resolution about Yemen.The members of the committee further stressed the importance for enhancing the coordination and cooperation between the various military institutions as well as the two ministries of defense and interior in order to be able to foil any terrorist attack and restore security and stability in the country.For his part, Feirestein has hailed the steps taken by the military committee so far which has helped defuse tensions, and enhance military cooperation between Yemen and the ten states sponsoring the GCC deal, including the US.In this angle, Hadi sacked dozens of military commanders days ago, but some of fired generals are still defiant to date to his presidential decrees, stipulating that other commanders be simultaneously dismissed as well.Mohammed Saleh al-Ahmar, the dismissed Air Force chief and former President President-for-Life Ali Abdullah Saleh
... Saleh initially took power as a strongman of North Yemen in 1977, when disco was in flower, but he didn't invite Donna Summer to the inauguration and Blondie couldn't make it...
's half brother, refused to hand over the command to his appointed successor. In response, Hadi has ordered yesterday that he stand marshal tribunal.
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