Yemen accepts 5-day truce proposed by Saudi Arabia

By REUTERS
May 10, 2015 07:45

ABU DHABI - A spokesperson for the Yemeni army allied with Houthi fighters said on Sunday that Yemen accepted a five-day truce proposed by Saudi Arabia.

"We announce our acceptance of the humanitarian ceasefire that will begin on Tuesday," Colonel Sharaf Luqman said in a statement on Yemen's Saba news agency.

Luqman said the army would respond to any break of the ceasefire by al-Qaida or those allied to them.


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