Military source for the island: UAE coordination and Saudi "complicity" in the coup Aden
A Yemeni military source told Al Jazeera that the military coup and control of the southern city of Aden was prepared and planned between the UAE and the UAE-backed Southern Transitional Council, and that Saudi Arabia promised to intervene to prevent the putschists but did nothing, while Yemeni activist Tawakkol Karman called on Islah fighters to withdraw from the border. Southern of Saudi Arabia.
The Yemeni military source added that Yemeni President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi met with Saudi officials and informed them of the seriousness of the situation at the time, pointing out that the leaders of the Giants Brigades and military leaders were sent days before the battle for Hajj in order to neutralize them.
The clashes broke out last Wednesday in Aden between the forces of the UAE-backed Transitional Council and forces loyal to legitimacy, and after fleeing between the two parties managed to resolve the battle in his favor last Saturday and control of the presidential palace in the area of Maishik and other areas of the provisional capital.
The Yemeni military source explained that the legitimate forces took control of the battle for three days, prompting the UAE to intervene and support the rebels with 400 armored vehicles.He confirmed that the UAE provided the rebels with all kinds of support, adding that on the third day of fighting some units collapsed and others withstood and we asked them to withdraw.
The Yemeni military source pointed out that Saudi Arabia promised President Hadi to support and intervene to stop the rebel actions, but did not do, pointing out that the Saudi military force under the presidential palace in Aden remained spectators as requested.
He said a Saudi delegation had met with Yemeni Interior Minister Ahmed al-Maisari, who asked for a ceasefire without a response, and that a Saudi force had transferred the interior and transport ministers to Aden airport.
The Yemeni government blamed the Southern Transitional Council and the UAE on the "consequences of the coup" in Aden, demanding that Abu Dhabi immediately cease its material and military support for the separatists.
Meanwhile, Tawakkol Karman, a Yemeni activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, called on Islah militants to withdraw from the southern border, which is witnessing battles between the Houthis and Saudi forces backed by troops from Yemen and Sudan.
"This is not your war, not the Yemen war," Kerman said in a Facebook post. "Their presence there is just mercenaries fighting for a historic enemy of their country."
The Yemeni activist has strongly criticized the Islah Party, whose fighters are part of the legitimate forces. "A party whose leaders are without political imagination, will lead it from defeat to defeat, from cemetery to cemetery, from prison to prison, and those who will keep them on the terror list, for a large party headed by an ant named Islah party I talk. "
On the other hand, Iranian leader Ali Khamenei said that Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are seeking to divide Yemen and that they and their supporters committed major crimes in Yemen.
Al-Murshid said during his meeting with a delegation from the Houthi group, headed by the group's spokesman Mohammed Abdul Salam, that preserving the unity of Yemen is necessary for any dialogue between Yemenis and called for supporting the unity of the country by confronting what he called Saudi-Emirati conspiracies.