Yemeni ambassador to Iran (appointed by the Houthi-run government) Ibrahim Mohamed al-Dailami and Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami have met in Tehran to discuss military and security cooperation between the sides, Al-Masirah TV reported on December 22.
This became the first ever official confirmation of the military cooperation between Yemen’s Houthis and Iran. According to pro-Houthi media, Dailami discussed with the Iranian minister joint military cooperation and praised relations at all levels.
The sides allegedly discussed ways to enhance and enforce relations between the Iranian military and Houthi-led forces, which is referred as “the Yemeni Army” by the Houthi government and its allies.
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