Separatists take control of key Yemeni city – CNN



Printed on Aug eleven, 2019

Yemeni separatists acquire taken retain an eye on of the strategic metropolis of Aden after days of combating with forces backing the internationally identified authorities.

A spokesperson for the Southern Transitional Council (STC) told CNN the personnel took over the metropolis including its presidential palace, port and airport. Aden has been the seat of the Saudi-backed authorities since Houthi warring parties took over Sanaa in 2014.

“We’re now not in the route of the presidential compound, which is on an island, however we now acquire secured its entrances and exits,” Nizar Haytham, the STC spokesperson, told CNN.

CNN wasn’t ready to examine the claims. Nonetheless, the inner minister of the country’s internationally identified authorities conceded a defeat in what he known as a “a hit coup.”

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