SANA'A, Oct. 06 (Saba) - President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi chaired on Sunday a meeting of the governors, executive and military leaders of the provinces of Aden, Lahj, Abyan, Dalei, Ibb, Baydha, Taiz, Dhamar.
In the presence of Minister Defense and Interior and heads of the Political Security and National Security Services, the President talked about a number of security, stability and development issues.
"We have to study the situation at various levels in these provinces and to emphasize the need to raise readiness in order to reinforce security and stability and counter terrorist threats strictly."
Hadi said that Yemen is facing a fierce terrorist attack at delicate time, adding that those who run these criminal and terrorist gangs are still unknown.
Addressing the military and security leaders, the President said "You have to protect the citizens' lives and properties people," underlining the importance of improving performance to eliminate crimes before being happened via stimulating intelligence and reconnaissance activities.
"We have to learn the lesson and not to repeat what happened in the 2nd Military Region in Mukalla. We have to be prepared and remain vigilant at all times and we will certainly defeat those terrorists."
Hadi stressed the need to adopt a clear strategy to deal decisively with terrorists and draw a security plan in each province and create security areas in order to determine the responsibilities of each official, saying "We have sufficient power to protect the country from the evils of terrorism, which is trying hard to affect the course of the national dialogue and its outcomes.
He said that there are comprehensive and satisfactory solutions to the southern and Sa'ada issues, underscoring that no one is allowed to have a heavy or medium or even light weapons, but under the law.
An intensive discussion was held during the meeting about security issues and the latest developments in the 8 provinces at different levels.