Pursuit of peace: separatists in Yemen revoke the autonomy Declaration

The separatists in Yemen have withdrawn their proclamation of the autonomy in the South in the civil war country. Instead, they strive for the implementation of

Pursuit of peace: separatists in Yemen revoke the autonomy Declaration

The separatists in Yemen have withdrawn their proclamation of the autonomy in the South in the civil war country. Instead, they strive for the implementation of a peace agreement last November, a spokesman of the separatist national transitional Council in South Yemen (STC) announced on Wednesday the Internet service Twitter. The separatists had declared in April in the strategically important port city of Aden, the autonomy and an own government.

The separatists have been fighting for decades for an independent state in South Yemen. Such a state had already passed before the Yemeni unification in 1990.

to be known In the agreement of Riyadh in November 2019, which the separatists now had a power-sharing with the government of President Abd Rabbo Mansur Hadi agreed. Representatives of the independence movement to move in Hadi's Cabinet. In return, the separatists to give up control of Aden.

the position of The Hadi government had been hampered by the autonomy Declaration of the South significantly. In the North, for five years in the war with Shiite Houthi rebels supported by Iran. Hadi has in the war against the Houthi rebels, in which tens of thousands of people were killed, the assistance of an international military coalition under the leadership of Saudi Arabia.

Updated Date: 29 July 2020, 06:19

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