US welcomes Saudi, Yemen government commitment to new ceasefire plan

Washington - 'All parties to the Yemen conflict should commit seriously to an immediate ceasefire'

By Reuters

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Published: Mon 22 Mar 2021, 10:39 PM

Last updated: Mon 22 Mar 2021, 10:42 PM

The United States welcomes the commitment of Saudi Arabia and the internationally recognized government of Yemen to a new ceasefire plan, the State Department said on Monday.

Also read: UAE supports Saudi peace plan in Yemen

All parties to the Yemen conflict should "commit seriously" to an immediate ceasefire and engage in negotiations under the auspices of the United Nations, deputy State Department spokeswoman Jalina Porter told a news briefing.


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