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Yemen’s Southern Transitional Council (STC) on Saturday issued a warning to international powers of more conflict in the war-ravaged country.

The UAE-backed separatist group sent letters to envoys of permanent UN Security Council member states, accusing the Yemeni government of working in tandem with terrorist groups.

The STC said the government wanted to spark a return of terrorism and violence in the southern provinces.

The Yemeni government blames UAE-backed separatist movements of rebelling against the government in Socotra province, which comprises six islands.

Last Saturday, government forces took back control of a military camp in Socotra that was seized

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