July 29, 2020

Yemeni separatists abandon self-rule, push peace deal

Riyadh (AFP) – Yemeni separatists abandoned their declaration of self-rule in the south on Wednesday and pledged to implement a stalled Saudi-brokered peace deal, mending a rift between allies in the war against Huthi rebels.The Southern Transitional Council (STC) proclaimed self-governance in April after accusing the government of failing to perform its duties and of “conspiring” against the southern cause, pushing the war-ravaged country deeper into crisis.The breakdown between the one-time allies had complicated a long and separate conflict between a Saudi-led military coalition and the Ira…

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