The Transitional Council of the South, the separatist political body in southern Yemen, declared its self-government over this region of the country on Saturday evening, which implies the complete breach of the peace agreement signed in November of the year. distributed to Aden with the government and recognized by the international community.
In the statement, the Council acts exactly as the administrator of this port city and orders the armed forces of the Yemeni government to follow their orders and to impose a curfew.
“The Southern Transitional Council announces a self-governing rule in the south that begins at midnight on Saturday, April 25, 2020,” the council statement said.
In its first response, the Yemeni government, backed by Saudi Arabia, warned that this decision will have “dangerous and catastrophic consequences” for the country.