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Yemen Foreign Minister Says President Agrees to 72-hour Cease-fire With Possible Extension

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President Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi
Written by NY Staff

Yemen’s President Abed-Rabbou Mansour Hadi has agreed to a 72-hour cease-fire with the possibility of it being extended, Foreign Minister Abdel-Malek al-Mekhlafi said on his official Twitter account Monday.

“The President agreed to a 72 hrs ceasefire to be extended if the other party adheres to it, activates the DCC and lifts the siege of Taiz,” he said. The DCC is the military commission responsible for overseeing cease-fires.

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