Coalition announces extension of Yemen ceasefire

By DG Staff

RIYADH 25 April 2020: The Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen on Friday said it has extended for one month the comprehensive ceasefire in Yemen to support efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic, beginning Thursday, 23 April, 2020, according to the Saudi Press Agency and Wam.

The spokesman Colonel Turki al-Maliki said, “The Joint Forces Command of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen reiterates that the chance is still there for concerted efforts to reach a comprehensive and permanent ceasefire in Yemen, and consensus on serious, direct and tangible steps to alleviate the suffering of the Yemeni brotherly people.”

The coalition added that it will strongly support such fundamental steps with the UN in order to reach a just and comprehensive political solution agreed upon by all the Yemenis.


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