Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 21 January 2020

UAE sends second batch of troops to Yemen

A second batch of UAE soldiers is preparing to go to Yemen and join the Arab coalition forces led by Saudi Arabia.

ABU DHABI // A second batch of UAE soldiers is preparing to go to Yemen and join the Arab coalition forces led by Saudi Arabia, according to state news agency, Wam.

The General Command of the UAE’s Armed Forces has said that the first batch of soldiers will return to the UAE after being replaced with the second force, which will carry out its duties in Yemen.

The replacement of the first batch comes after it achieved several victories, including the liberation of Marib and Marib Dam, which was rebuilt by Sheikh Zayed, the Founder of the UAE.

newsdesk@thenational.ae

Updated: November 2, 2015 04:00 AM

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