SANA'A, Dec. 26 (Saba) - Interior Minister said Wednesday that the security authorities are making every effort to maintain the safety of the Finns and Austrian kidnapped recently in the capital Sana'a.
During his meeting with envoys of the Finnish and Austrian Foreign Ministries, Abdul-Qader Qahtan underlined that the interior ministry and all intelligence services are doing their best to identify the kidnappers and to ensure the release of the foreign abducted as soon as possible.
Qahtan said that such incidents would not affect the Yemeni relations with Finland and Austria.
Three foreigners were kidnapped in the capital Sana'a on December 21.
On the other hand, the Interior Minister and Turkish ambassador to Yemen Fazli Corman held talks over the latest development on the local and international arenas.
Qahtan indicated to attempts of some media outlets to harm the Yemeni-Turkish relations in the interest of regional sides, stressing that the mutual relations between the two countries are strong and deep-rooted.
Corman lauded the high level of the bilateral relations, saying they have been moved forward in the current stage.
The cooperation between Yemeni and Turkish governments is persistent in combating crime and smuggling operations that may harm the two countries' interests.