SANA'A, Nov. 28 (Saba) - The Southern Movement "Hirak" said on Thursday that it did not quit the National Dialogue Conference (NDC).
The Southern Movement "Hirak" did not and will not withdraw from the National dialogue conference," the Political Body of Peaceful Southern Movement participating the NDC announced in a press conference held in Sana'a.
In a statement read in the conference, the Body emphasized that its participation in the NDC would continue, stressing that they will not "leave the issue of the South to the wishes of a person or group of people, who wanted to turn this issue into a mere card … to realize personal gains regardless the issue's goals."
"We will never relinquish the hopes and aspirations of the people of the South," it said, calling on those, who decided to withdraw, the bear their national and political responsibility and to return to participate in the NDC.
The Body expressed its respect for the decision of those who pull out of the NDC, describing that as a "personal right". However, it indicated to what happened and still does of attempts to distort the issue of the South, lastly what it called "theatrical comic" of withdrawal taken place on Wednesday, which have hurt the South fair issue, as he statement read.
"The national dialogue is the only chance to resolve the issue of the South," head of the Political Body Yassin Makawi told reporters. "The failure of the conference would be a great loss for us, the Southerners."
The Political Body of the peaceful Southern Movement has a comfortable majority of more than 50 members and will participate in the national dialogue conference, Makawi said.
He underlined that their dialogue would continue in two directions, the first in the NDC, and the second with our brothers to convince them to return to participate in the conference.
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