Yemen government condemns assassination attempt on minister
LONDON: A “wicked and terrorist” assassination attempt targeting Yemen’s minister of civil service and insurance was condemned by the government on Thursday.
Abdul Nasser Al-Wali escaped unharmed from an explosion that targeted his convoy in Aden.
“We assure citizens of the safety and security of the minister of civil service and insurance Abdul Nasser Al-Wali and that he was not harmed during this criminal attempt” on his life, a statement said.
Prime Minister Maeen Abdulmalik has ordered an urgent investigation into the attempt and stressed that the government would spare no effort to enhance stability in the country.
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