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President receives Yemenis kidnapped by Somali pirates in 2010

Sunday, December 30, 2012

SANA’A, Dec.29 (Saba)- President Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi received on Saturday morning the Yemeni citizens, who were freed from the ship hijacked by Somali pirates off the Yemeni coast, since March 29,2012.

They were freed on December 23 by Puntland forces, in coordination and cooperation with the Yemeni government, after they have being held on the ship, which was on its way to Jabal Ali in the United Arab Emirates, carrying various goods.

They expressed their appreciation and gratitude for this generous gesture by President Hadi and his care for them and their issue until their return home via a special plane, which transferred them from Somalia to Sana’a.

The President directed to provide financial aid for them because of their difficult conditions.



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