Hodeidah on hold

Hopes talks will achieve something.

Saudi-led coalition announces pause in Yemen offensive to let UN negotiate with Houthi rebels

The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday it had halted its military campaign against the Iran-aligned Houthis for control of Yemen’s main port city of Hodeida to support UN efforts to reach a political solution.

UN special envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, has been shuttling between the warring parties to avert an all-out attack on the port, a lifeline for millions of Yemenis. He said on Thursday that he hoped negotiations could restart in the next few weeks.

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Source: telegraph.co.uk

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