UN envoy welcomes the start of ceasefire in Yemen

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UNITED NATIONS , Apr 11 (APP): The United Nations Special
Envoy for Yemen has welcomed the start of the ceasefire that began at midnight, 10 April, urging all parties to work to ensure that the terms are fully respected and create a conducive environment for the peace talks scheduled to resume next week.

In a statement, the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy,
Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, highlighted that the terms and conditions for the cessation of hostilities include commitments for the unhindered access for humanitarian supplies and personnel to all parts of Yemen.

“Both sides have committed to adhere to the Terms and Conditions for the cessation of hostilities which I presented,” the Special Envoy said. “I ask all the parties and the international community to remain steadfast in support for this cessation of hostilities to be a first step in Yemen’s return to peace.