Informed political sources expected that Saudi Arabia will succeed in solve once resolve these new differences, by convincing the STC to rescind its decision to withdraw from the consultations and, at the same time, time the Yemeni government to stop the influential Qatar-current in the government from continuing in its attempts to thwart the agreement by creating new spots in the provinces controlled by the Brotherhood s i where Doha funded recruitment camps. To patch the rift formed among the anti-Houthi coalition, Saudi Arabia mediated a series of negotiations between the Yemeni government and STC from 20 August to 24 October resulted in two conflicting parties signing the Riyadh Agreement on 05 November 2019. However, in 2020, the STC suspended its participation in committees set up to implement the agreement that accuses the Hadi government of neglecting its interests. The escalation of confrontations due to the STC`s declaration of self-regulation in Aden and Socotra called on Saudi leaders to establish a ceasefire and amend certain provisions of the agreement to convince the STC. The revised agreement gives the STC a 50 per cent representation in the new government to be formed. It also provides for a restructuring of the defence forces and the allocation of resources with proportional benefits for the southern governorates. Yet the agreement collapsed in less than a month. In addition to the issues raised by the Council, there are other obstacles to the process of implementing the agreement. Arab Coalition welcomes Yemen gov, STC response to ceasefire, Riyadh agreement talks Observers considered that failing to deal with these military activities as moves to obstruct the Riyadh Agreement is the biggest challenge facing the implementation of that agreement and threatening to give the Houthis the opportunity to complete their control over northern Yemen, while the Muslim Brotherhood pushes to extend its influences southward.
It was previously reported in the media that these moves were part of a deal struck between the Muslim Brotherhood and the Houthis which was brokered by Qatar and Turkey. Forces heading towards Aden, Abyan and Shabwa, the site of deadly clashes between government forces and the STC, are expected to return to their original positions as part of the agreement. The receiving party undertakes to respect the confidentiality of the information made available to it and treats it with the same degree of confidentiality of its own information of the same nature and cannot be disclosed to third parties, with the exception of its authorized subordinates, in order to assist them in carrying out the tasks of executing agreements or projects.