MOSCOW, October 10. /TASS/. Moscow worries over extremist attacks in Yemen and urges local political forces to consolidate in the face of growing threat from radicals, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday.
“With deep concern, we are following the development of the situation in Yemen, where two major terrorist attacks took place on October 9,” the ministry said. “According to media reports, an extremist attack in Yemen’s capital city Sana’a claimed the lives of 45 people and 75 people were injured. About 30 more people fell victim to attacks by Al-Qaeda militants in the country’s southern areas.”
“We are confident that the only way out of the profound political crisis in Yemen lies through attempts to find solutions acceptable for all participants in the political process in the interests of national accord and sustainable development of the country, focusing efforts of the state on acute socio-economic problems and counteracting all kinds of militants,” the ministry stressed. “Along with other participants in international efforts to settle the situation in Yemen, Russia will continue to help friendly Yemen through real steps aimed at solving pressing problems facing that country.