Southern separatists in Yemen have signed an agreement with the Yemeni government and the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The agreement should put an end to the fighting between government and separatist forces.
The separatists were, and since 2015 of the allies of the government in the fight against the Houthi rebels, however, were at odds with each hit to the Yemeni government, because they do not have enough say on the future of the country.
The agreement states that southern separatists half of the positions in the cabinet of the Yemeni government. The armed forces of the separatists and will be hosted by the Yemeni ministry of Defense, confirming to Reuters that the agreement to hold in your hands. In addition, the separatists are involved in any vredesoverleg with the Houthi rebels.
The so-called ” Riyaadakkoord is a step in the direction of a political solution to the Yemeni war, the end puts Saudi arabian crown prince Mohammed Bin Salman.
The Us president, when He welcomed the agreement on Twitter: “we had A very good start. Work, all please hard to get to a final deal.”
The war has been in Yemen for the past four years
Since 2015, Yemen is embroiled in a civil war between the government and the Houthi rebels. The southern separatists and called for the Southern Transnational Council (STC) and gain the support of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Saudi Arabia is leading, together with the Yemeni government, an international coalition on Iran, affiliated to Houthi’s.
The STC will be the southern part of Yemen, separating it from the rest of the country. Until 1990, the South Yemen as an independent state.
Why is the war in Yemen for the past four years