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Hodeida truce due to start today

AFP, Dubai

A ceasefire in Yemen's battleground port city of Hodeida and its surroundings will start today, a UN official said, after renewed fighting threatened the hard-won accord struck in Sweden.

The deal announced on Thursday between Yemen's Saudi-backed government and the Huthi rebels included an "immediate ceasefire" in Hodeida, whose Red Sea port serves as a crucial gateway for humanitarian aid.

The UN official, who requested anonymity, told AFP that the delay to the halt in hostilities until midnight (2100 GMT) on Monday was necessary for "operational reasons".

Yemen's Foreign Minister Khaled al-Yamani, who led the government's delegation to the peace talks, also told state-run television late Sunday that the ceasefire would begin at midnight Monday.

 

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