Yemen Houthis say U.N. calls for truce in Ramadan ‘a positive step’ -spokesman

Originally posted to the Reuters website, 21 March 2022

RIYADH, March 21 (Reuters) – Yemen’s Houthi group said on Monday that calls from the United Nations for a truce in the Muslim holy month of Ramadan were “a positive step”.

U.N. Special Envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg said on Sunday he was discussing a possible truce during Ramadan, which starts in April, for Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition is battling the Houthi group.

“We see U.N. envoy calls for a humanitarian truce as a positive step,” the movement’s spokesman Mohammed Abdussalam said.

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