STC puts new conditions for continuing Riyadh agreement implementation

2021-10-29 | Since 8 Month

ADEN (Debriefer)--The southern transitional council has put new conditions for continuing the implementation of the Riyadh agreement which was signed with the internationally recognised government.

Saudi Arabia brokered the agreement three years ago.

The president of the UAE-backed council Aidarous Al-Zubaidi on Wednesday told the EU mission to Yemen which is visiting the interim capital Aden that the council is demanding the withdrawal of pro-Muslim Brotherhood forces from Shabwa, Abyan and Hadhramaut provinces before continuing the implementation of the agreement.

It also demanding to restructure the defence and interior ministries and formulate a new peace process in which the council should be a main party.

No government official could be reached for comment.

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