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Tue - 17 Nov 2020 - 03:52 PM ،،،

 Member of the presidency of the Southern Transitional Council (STC) and assistant secretary general, Fadl al-Jaadi met in Aden on Tuesday with the director of the Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen (OSESGY), Marwan Al-Ali.

The meeting discussed the latest political and military developments, in particular the status of the Riyadh Agreement and the escalation in hostilities by the militias of Islah party, the military arm of Muslim Brotherhood organization within Yemen's legitimacy in the province of Abyan.

Al-Jaadi reiterated the STC's adherence to implement the Saudi-mediated deal, indicating that the continued intransigence of the other party hamper the progress towards its achievement, referring to the military escalation on the ground by the Brotherhood's militias.

He also confirmed that the humanitarian aspects are at the top of the STC's priorities, denying fake news and rumors on social media about preventing injured people from having access to medical treatment and hospitals in the South.

For his part, Al-Ali stressed the need to speed up the implementation of the Riyadh Agreement and to finalize the formation of a new government, affirming that consultations are continuing to bring the process to a successful conclusion.