U.S. and Yemen discuss security cooperation [Archives:2005/851/Local News]

June 16 2005

SANA'A- Yemeni Interior Minister Rashad al-Alimi met on Monday June 13 with the U.S. marine forces commander and discussed security cooperation between the two countries.

Official sources said the US military commander discussed with some Yemeni officials about issues of security cooperation between the U.S.A. and Yemen, particularly in the field of affairs related to sea security.

The discussion indicated that the U.S. would support the Yemeni coast guard authorities with facilities and equipment.

The U.S. official confirmed that his government is ready to contribute to reinforcing the Yemeni marine forces during days to come.