President Al-Mashat congratulates Yemeni people on 57th anniversary of October 14 Revolution


President of the Supreme Political Council, Mahdi Al-Mashat, in a televised speech aired Tuesday evening, congratulated the Yemeni people on the 57th anniversary of the October 14 Revolution.

In his speech, President Al-Mashat emphasized the need for dealing effectively with the national occasions away from misconceptions and sterile understanding that isolates the revolutions’ lofty principles and goals from the reality of successive generations.

“The enemies of independence have for decades instilled these superficial methods because they realize that it is impossible for them to gain a seat in power in light of the spread of correct popular awareness of the culture of the 14th of October,” he said.

President Al-Mashat stressed that it is the national duty of all to seriously fight the battle of awareness.

He added, “We have to restore consideration to the October 14 Revolution through steadfastness and persistence on our national stance opposing in word and deed all forms of dependency and occupation.”

President Al-Mashat indicated, in his speech, to effective surprises that would be unveiled, as required by the national interest and the nature of circumstances and variables, especially in the field of defense.

The President welcomed the steps regarding the signing of the implementation of the first phase of the prisoner release agreement, calling on the concerned authorities to continue caring for the prisoners and improving their conditions.

He also welcomed the understandings and advanced steps achieved by the Office of the UN Envoy to Yemen, the United Nations Office for Projects Support, and the National Technical Team regarding the issue of the Safer ship.

President Al-Mashat called for denouncing and condemning the continued mobilization of al-Qaeda and ISIS elements in Marib, and the continued detention of fuel ships by Saudi-led aggression coalition.

He confirmed the great keenness on reaching a just, comprehensive and sustainable peace, and openness to all efforts aimed at ensuring an end to the aggressive war and the full lifting of the blockade on the country.