The Presidency of the Southern Transitional Council, on Thursday, held its periodic meeting, headed by President Aidarous Qassem Al-Zubaidi, the President of the Council.
In the meeting, the Presidency reviewed the political, security, military and service issues of the South, and its cause and people, stressing the need to raise determination and pace of work, especially the field and military ones.
In its meeting, the Presidency of the Council listened to a comprehensive briefing, presented by the member of the Presidency, Mr. Salem Thabet Al-Awlaki, on the situation in Shabwa governorate, stressing that what is happening in Shabwa of apparent failure to defend it, by handing the militia of the Muslim Brotherhood its military positions in upper Baihan over to the Houthi militia, comes as a prelude to a malicious conspiracy against Shabwa governorate and its sons, which threatens of handing the Muslim Brotherhood militia the entire province over to the Houthi militia, stressing that this exposed conspiracy will not pass unnoticed, and the Southern Transitional Council, and the Southern Armed Forces, with them the proud people of the South will have their firm and determined response, considering that Shabwa represents the strategic depth of the upcoming federal state of the South.
The Presidency of the Council called on all the people of the South to unify ranks, general mobilize, and direct all capabilities and abilities to confront the invasion against the land of the South by the Iranian-backed Houthi militia, and the forces conspiring with it, reiterating the assertion that the southern armed forces are in their full combat readiness to defend the South, and its land and people against any danger, or invasion.
During the meeting, the Presidency of the Southern Transitional Council directed for quick payment of salaries and dues of the southern military and security forces, and to overcome any difficulties facing the disbursement process.
The Presidency discussed, in full detail, the situation in Al-Mahra governorate, illustrating that the Yemeni Brotherhood leaderships are waging a malicious war against the people of the governorate through their control over all the joints of the military and security decision, and the administrations in the governorate, calling, in the same context, for the speedy handing over of all authorities in Al-Mahra to the people of the governorate as they have the priority to manage the affairs of their governorate.
In turn, the member of the Presidency of the Southern Transitional Council, head of the General Council of the people of the governorates of Al-Mahra and Socotra, Sultan Abdullah bin Issa Al-Afrar, reviewed the general situation in the governorate of Al-Mahra, stressing the need to empower the people of the governorate and re-operate Socotra Airport, as well as continue the required flights to deal with the relief and humanitarian cases, in a way that facilitates the movement of the people of the governorate through the airport, in addition to facilitating the entry of goods to the governorate from air and sea ports, and removing any obstacles encountered in this aspect.