US, Britain and UN demand Yemen ceasefire within days

Destruction following the deadly october 8 airstrikes on a funeral hall in SanaaThe United States, Britain and the UN peace envoy to Yemen on Sunday urged the warring parties in the country’s civil war to declare a ceasefire they said could start within days. Cheikh Ahmed said he had been in contact with the rebel Huthi militia’s lead negotiator and with Yemeni President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi’s government.

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