Yemen says will cease fire Friday if fighters do same

Yemen said it would suspend operations against fighters in the north of the country to allow access for aid groups if the Shi'ite fighters also agreed to stop fighting.

Yemen says will cease fire Friday if fighters do same
Yemen said on Friday it would suspend operations against fighters in the north of the country to allow access for aid groups if the Shi'ite fighters also agreed to stop fighting.

"The government sees no problem with suspending operations as of 9 pm Friday evening (1800 GMT)," a statement said on ruling party website "September 26", adding this was conditional on the movement doing the same.

Reuters
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