Yemen's FM says president agrees to 72-hour ceasefire

By REUTERS
October 17, 2016 21:40

SANAA - Yemen's President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire with the possibility of it being extended, Foreign Minister Abdel-Malek al-Mekhlafi said on his official Twitter account on Monday.

"The President agreed to a 72 hrs ceasefire to be extended if the other party adheres to it, activates the DCC and lifts the siege of Taiz," he said. The DCC is the military commission responsible for overseeing ceasefires.


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