Yemen battle: Truce for lifeline port city of Hudaydah

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Leaders of the delegations from the Yemeni govt and the Houthi rebels, who control much of the country, shook hands after the ceasefire was once agreed on Thursday.

Symbol copyright EPA Symbol caption The conflict has pushed hundreds of thousands to the brink of starvation

“The UN will play a leading position within the port and this may increasingly facilitate the humanitarian get right of entry to and the flow of products to the civilian population. And it will reinforce the living stipulations for thousands and thousands of Yemenis.”

Thursday’s agreements may just “be a starting point for peace and for ending the humanitarian difficulty in Yemen”, he stated.

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