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Sunday, 26 June 2022 09:18 GMT

UAE troops leaves Yemen's Socotra


(MENAFN) The first batch of UAE troops left the Yemeni island of Socotra yesterday, sources have said as reported by MEM.

Two sources told Arabi21 that three UAE planes arrived in the island and left carrying large batches of soldiers and military vehicles.yem

Saudi Ambassador to Yemen, Mohammed Al-Jaber, landed on the island on Monday and left yesterday as part of Riyadh mediated talks to find a solution to the deadlock between the UAE and Yemen government on the island.

Two Yemeni sources reported that a first batch of UAE troops deployed on the island of Socotra at the end of last April left Thursday.

Saudi Arabia has sponsored an agreement Sunday to "return the work of [Yemeni] security forces at the airport and the port," according to the official Saba news agency.

It also provides for "the withdrawal of all forces brought to the island after the arrival of the Government and the normalization of life in all areas and islands of the archipelago in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Yemen."

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