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Yemen's new leadership seeks regional help with sweeping reforms at home

The recent overseas tours by Yemen's new leadership intend to garner support for implementing diverse national reforms.
Soldiers loyal to the Aden-based Yemeni government stand guard.

Yemen's new leadership is looking for further international support in order to overcome numerous internal challenges amid the country's continuing conflict and harsh economic conditions.

On June 6, Rashad al-Alimi, head of the Presidential Leadership Council (PLC), began dayslong tours to Kuwait, Bahrain, Egypt and Qatar. The official visits come two months after the formation of the PLC, which stands today as Yemen's internationally recognized authority.

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