US military team arrives in Aden to train elite mercenary forces

US military team arrives in Aden to train elite mercenary forces

A US military team has on Tuesday launched a new mission in Yemen’s southern city of Aden, under the guise of “countering terrorism in the future.”

This was reported by Yemen News Portal, based on well informed sources.

According to the sources, a US military team arrived two days ago in the city, and is currently working on selecting local faction leaders to be transferred to the United States for “counter-terrorism training.”

A number of Hadi officers are expected to leave for Washington as part of a plan to train so-called counter-terrorism units.

Hadi’s Interior Minister met earlier in Monday with the FBI regional director at the US embassy, Richard Ryan, through a closed-circuit television call.

The two sides discussed ways to “combat terrorism and organised crime,” according to Hadi’s media.

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