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Saudi Arabia and Yemen issue communiqué

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Republic of Yemen yesterday issued a communiqué at the end of the visit to Sanaa of HRH Prince Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defense and Aviation and Inspector-General.   The communiqué reaffirmed the commitment of the two countries to the Taif Treaty, to the Memorandum of Understanding, and to the resolutions of the Extraordinary Summit Conference held in Cairo in June;  and reiterated the importance they attached to the security of the Arabian peninsula, the Gulf and the Horn of Africa as well as to safe navigation of the Red Sea.