Today, Thursday, the Southern Transitional Council announced the extension of the unilateral state of emergency declared since mid-September, according to a meeting chaired by Aidarous Al-Zubaidi.
The council said that the step comes “to confront any dangers surrounding the south from its enemies, and to confront the Houthi invasion and criminal elements,” as he put it.
He pointed out that the results of the Southern Dialogue represent a solid and fundamental basis for moving forward towards restoring the state of the south on the borders prior to May 21, 1990 AD; In renewal to move towards secession and the restoration of the split state.
He called on his forces in the governorates of Shabwa and Abyan to remain in a state of alert and combat readiness, and to continue mobilizing efforts and energies to confront the aggression of the Iranian-backed Houthi militia, and anyone who tries to occupy the south or subjugate it.
This comes in conjunction with assurances of the need to complete the Riyadh Agreement, which affirms the unity, stability and territorial integrity of the Republic of Yemen.