On Tuesday, the Yemeni government signed a peace deal with Southen Transitional Council in the first major step towards peace.
HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence attended the signing of the Riyadh Agreement between the Yemeni Government and the STC.
Saudi and UAE had been supporting the Yemeni government as it fought with rebels in the south of the county.
Each side has welcomed the peace agreement and the leaders looked in good spirits after the signing on Tuesday
Hailed as a step in the right direction, the deal should prevent further violence in the South
Both UAE and Saudi officials welcome the peace agreement
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“I appreciate the great efforts made by Saudi Arabia in unifying the Yemeni people and its pivotal role in bringing about the Riyadh Agreement. We sincerely wish that peace and prosperity prevail and that Yemenis enjoy security, stability and development” – Mohamed bin Zayed