Yemeni Info. Minister accuses STC of looting country's general revenues

Riyadh (Debriefer)
2020-05-17 | Since 3 Month

Moammar al-Eryani

The Minister of Information in the Yemeni internationally recognized government, Moammar Al-Eryani, attacked on Saturday evening the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council, blaming him for " the coup the interim capital, Aden, disruption of government agencies,"

Al-Eryani accused the transitional council of looting of public revenues in light of Coronvirus, epidemics.

"We hold STC fully respon sible for consequences and its serious impact on national economy and living conditions of citizens in light of Coronvirus, epidemics and deadly diseases outbreak in some governorates and deterioration of health systems services due to obstructing governmentt mandate.", he twitted.

As the governorate of Aden is living in a disastrous health situation, due to the spread of epidemics that have killed hundreds of people, government and transitional forces have been fierce fighting in the governorate of Abyan, south of the country for about a week.

On Thursday, The UN Security Council called on the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC) in Yemen to reverse any actions challenging the legitimacy, sovereignty, unity or territorial integrity of Yemen, including the diversion of revenues. Amid increasing cases of COVID-19 they reiterated that full access into and within Yemen for international aid workers, medicine, and medical supplies must be ensured." 

The members of the Security Council reiterated support for the 25 March Secretary-General COVID-19 call for a Yemen ceasefire, and welcomed the ceasefire of the ‘Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen’, urging Houthi reciprocation. 

They expressed concern about hostilities between the Government of Yemen and the Houthis. They emphasised their steadfast support for the Special Envoy and his efforts to reach agreement on a nationwide ceasefire, humanitarian and economic measures, and the resumption of an inclusive political process. They expressed concern at the slow pace of negotiations on these proposals.  



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