Local sources said that Saudi armored vehicles and armored vehicles arrived in Aden, to reinforce security protection around the presidential “Maasheeq Palace” in the city.
The sources pointed out that these forces came to reinforce the protection of the presidential palace after the return of the First Brigade, in charge of presidential security, to Aden stumbled.
The Saudi Military Committee in charge of implementing the military and security part of the Riyadh Agreement between the government and the Southern Transitional Council, backed by the UAE, prevented the return of the First Brigade to Aden, and the Transitional Council militants did not leave it, as stipulated in the Riyadh Agreement.
And the Yemeni President, Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi, previously said that the new government, which took the constitutional oath on Saturday, is required to complete the withdrawal and collection of weapons in accordance with the Riyadh Agreement, adding that the government must evacuate the temporary capital, Aden, from all military units.
Hadi stressed the need for the government to hold its first official meeting in Aden urgently, in order to send a message to the Yemenis and the world that it is determined to confront the effects of the war and enhance the chances of sustainable peace, and continue to confront what he described as the Houthi coup.
In a parallel context, the so-called “Extraordinary Corrective Conference for the People of the Mahra and Socotra Provinces” was held in Al-Mahra Governorate, east of Yemen.
And the attendees at the meeting chose Muhammad Abdullah Al Afrar as Chairman of the Council, succeeding Abdullah bin Isa Afrar.
And the head of the General Council, Abdullah bin Isa bin Afrar – the son of the last sultan of the Afrariyya Sultanate that ruled Socotra and al-Mahra until 1967 – described the move yesterday as sedition, and said it would increase division and fragmentation between the sons of the two governorates.