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Outgoing minister accuses Arab coalition of obstructing legitimate government work in Yemen

Investigators inspect the scene after a Saudi-led coalition air strike hit Sanaa, Yemen on 13 December 2017 [Mohammed Hamoud/Anadolu Agency]

Outgoing Yemeni Minister of State, Salah Al-Sayadi has accused the Saudi led coalition of Arab states of obstructing the Yemeni legitimate government's work to restore life to the liberated areas in Yemen and withholding support for them for the past two years.

Al- Sayadi announced on Tuesday his resignation in a post on his Twitter account saying "I declare my final resignation from the government for reasons I will explain later".

The Yemeni minister summarized the reasons for his resignation in 11 points in which he cited President Abd Rabbo Hadi inability to return home to any part of the liberated areas or the temporary capital of Aden".

According to Al- Sayadi this has weakened the legitimate government institutions and benefited the militias which is contrary to the objectives of the Arab coalition operations in Yemen sand the UN Security Council resolutions on Yeme

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