This came in an emergency meeting held by the group's "National Defense Council" on Wednesday, hours after a speech by the group's leader, Abdul Malik al-Houthi, in which he announced the "radical phase of change".The council praised the role of the government during the past period despite the obstacles it faced from "obstacles of aggression, blockade and limited resources," praising its contribution to "national and popular steadfastness in the face of aggression," according to the group's official website.A report published by an Emirati website, which claimed last July, that Abdul Aziz bin Habtoor asked The leader of the "Ansar Allah" group, Abdul Malik al-Houthi, was relieved of his position, against the background of confiscating his powers, including formal powers he enjoyed, as well as being subjected to repeated insults by leaders in the group, which was denied by an official source in his office.The source said in a statement to the Yemeni News Agency (Saba) in its version run by the group, that "what was published on that site is completely untrue and falls within the campaigns of lying and fraud that the traditional and electronic media have been affiliated with. The source pointed out that "the prime minister performs his duties and tasks leaning on the powers and tasks vested in him under the constitution and the law, including his relations with all other constitutional institutions and all state leaders who are dominated by the spirit of national and historical responsibility related to the current exceptional circumstance and mutual respect."