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Press Release Regarding The Situation In Yemen , 18.06.2009

Turkey, who enjoys exemplary relations with Yemen based on a long and deeply rooted common history, views the acts of violence targeting the political stability of this friendly and brotherly country in the past months with concern.

It is Turkey’s sincere hope that the unfortunate events taking place for some time now in Yemen, which has an important position in its region, will come to an end as soon as possible. Yemen’s stability is important for the whole region’s peace and stability.

Turkey supports Yemen’s national unity, territorial integrity and stability. Turkey will continue its contributions to the development efforts of brotherly and friendly Yemen to bring prosperity to its people.