Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan said on Monday the that UAE preserves Yemen's security and stability and supporting its people were part of the established pillars of the UAE policy since the time of the late founding father.
The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, during his meeting with the Speaker of the Yemeni Parliament Sultan Al-Barkani at Al Bahr Palace said Yemen is of strategic importance with regard to Arab security.
The official UAE news agency WAM quoted the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi
as saying" the UAE would continue its efforts until peace prevailed across Yemen and legitimacy institutions resumed their duties in an atmosphere of security and stability. He added that historic, fraternal bonds between the two countries prompted the UAE to pursue its efforts to restore security and stability in the Arab country.
According to WAM news agency Sheikh Mohamed and Sultan Al Barakani discussed ways of enhancing bilateral ties, especially in the parliamentary field, and took stock of the latest developments in Yemen.
"The two sides stressed the importance of strengthening the role of the Yemeni parliament over issues concerning the Yemeni people and contributing to maintaining security and stability and enabling state institutions to assume their work and provide services to the Yemeni people.", the agency reported.
WAM said that "The Speaker of the Yemeni Parliament expressed his gratitude to the UAE leadership, the government and the people for supporting the legitimacy in Yemen. The UAE has taken a noble stance that will go down in history, of supporting the Yemeni people and protecting its Arab identity and history, he added.
"He also appreciated the UAE's humanitarian and developmental initiatives in Yemen and its support and rehabilitation of the Yemeni security and police forces, which he noted had helped restore security and stability in liberated governorates and enabled the Yemeni people to endure challenges.", according to the agency.
The United Arab Emirates is a key partner in the Saudi-led Arab coalition supporting legitimacy in Yemenand intervened militarily in the country in March 2015to reinstall Hadi.
Houthi leader has repeatedly threatened to attack strategic targets in the UAE, which he said was no longer safe.