Yemen: Guterres announces agreement on a truce in the port city of Hodeida


 Yemen: Guterres announces an agreement on a truce in the port city of Hodeida

] RIMBO (Sweden), Dec. 13, 2018 (APS) – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced on Thursday after peace talks on Yemen in Sweden, an agreement between the belligerents on a truce in the country.
Hodeida strategic port city (west), report the media.

The agreement provides for the withdrawal of Yemeni government forces and elements of the "Ansarallah" (Houthis) movement from the city and port, which is under Houthi control and targets a Saudi-led military coalition offensive , add the media. The withdrawal will occur "in the coming days," according to the UN Secretary-General's special envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths.

The UN will play a "key role" in the control of this Red Sea port through which most of the humanitarian aid for Yemen goes, Guterres said in a solemn ceremony in the presence of Representatives of the Yemeni Government and the Houthis.


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million. Guterres also announced a series of agreements between the belligerents to temporarily silence the weapons in several devastated areas
of this country on the brink of famine.

This is a "cease-fire" in the port city of Hodeida, where most of the aid in this country, the poorest in the Arabian Peninsula, where "the worst humanitarian crisis of the world ".

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