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Yemen, EU talk on security cooperation

Yemen, EU talk on security cooperation

[16/July/2012]


SANA'A, July 16 (Saba)- Yemen and European Union (EU) discussed here on Monday relations of cooperation and security coordination and ways of boosting them, specially in fields of counter terrorism
and organized crime.

This came during a meeting gathered Interior Minister Maj. Gen. Abdul Qadir Qahtan and EU Counter-terrorism Coordinator Gilles de Kerchove, who is currently visiting Yemen with his accompanying delegation.

In the meeting, Qahtan pointed to the efforts exerted by Yemeni security and military bodies in counter-terrorism process and victories they have achieved against al-Qaeda terrorist elements.

He valued the aid provided by friends in the EU for Yemen and their supportive positions to achieve the security and stability in Yemen and the region.

For his part, the EU official offered his condolences to the Yemeni security bodies on victims of the terrorist incident that targeted the Police College students last Wednesday, parsing the successes achieved by the security and military bodies in the fight against terror.

Yemen is one of the most important partners of the EU in the counter-terrorism process, he added expressing the EU's readiness to present more coordination and support to the Yemeni security bodies in this field ,so as to achieve the security and stability in Yemen and the region.

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