Prince Naif to Arrive in Sana’a Today [Archives:2000/33/Front Page]

August 14 2000

Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz, Saudi interior minister, arrives in Sana’a today to hold meetings with his Yemeni counterpart, Husain Mohammed Arab on issues and mechanism of implementing the articles of Jeddah Treaty signed on June 12, 2000. Talks are especially to focus on issues related to security and military articles, settling the borders dispute.
In a press statement Husain Arab said that both ministers would discuss how to withdraw military forces from border areas, adding that that came after the military committee had finished its mission of defining the new areas located on the border line in accordance with the new treaty.
He indicated that talks would specify the final confirmation of specifications and technical features related to borders’ relations drawn by the authorized technical committees. He also mentioned that there would be an agreement on which company would be authorized to erect border markings in accordance with the coordinates stipulated in the treaty. He has further said that both ministers would discuss matters of enhancing areas of security cooperation between Yemen and Saudi Arabia.