“Committed to ceasefire in Yemen,” says leader of Southern Transitional Council

Yemen’s Southern Transitional Council (STC) said that it is committed to a ceasefire in the port city of Aden and are willing to work with the Saudi-led coalition, their leader said on Sunday.

The STC leader Aidaroos al-Zubaidi said in televised comments to Aden-based TV channel AIC that they are also willing to attend a meeting called by Saudi Arabia.

In Sunday’s statement, the STC also said that it is ready to work with the Arab coalition in Yemen.

The STC had on Saturday taken over the Yemeni government’s military camps in Aden on Saturday. After the coalition warning early Sunday, the STC had agreed to the ceasefire. Residents said there had been no clashes between the STC and government forces since the previous night, according to a Reuters report.

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