Kerry: cease­fire agreed in Ye­men

7 Days in Dubai - - GLOBAL NEWS -

US Sec­re­tary of State John Kerry has said that Ye­men’s armed Houthi move­ment and a Saudi-led mil­i­tary al­liance have agreed to a ces­sa­tion of hos­til­i­ties start­ing on Novem­ber 17, ac­cord­ing to a brief re­port by Reuters last night. The news agency said he made the com­ments while speak­ing to jour­nal­ists at the end of a visit to the UAE. It quoted Kerry as say­ing that all par­ties to the con­flict have also agreed to work to set up a Ye­meni national unity gov­ern­ment by the end of the year. Kerry is on a in­ter­na­tional tour that takes in New Zealand, the UAE, a global cli­mate con­fer­ence in Morocco and Peru, where he will join Barack Obama at an Asia-Pa­cific eco­nomic sum­mit.

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