Both sides to meet in Riyadh to discuss implementing 2019 peace deal

The Saudi-led coalition announced on Monday that a ceasefire was agreed to between Yemen’s Saudi-backed government and the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council (STC). The ceasefire was announced after the STC took control of Socotra, an island off Yemen’s coast. Both parties agreed to meet in Riyadh to work on implementing a peace deal that was negotiated in 2019.

The STC has been a thorn in the side of the US-backed Saudi-led coalition that has been fighting to take control of north Yemen from the Houthis, so they can reinstate exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.

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