Iran sees Yemen ceasefire in coming hours: Tasnim news agency

April 21, 2015 9:24 AM

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DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's deputy foreign minister said he was optimistic that a ceasefire in the Yemen conflict would be announced later on Tuesday, the Iranian Tasnim news agency reported.

Iran has consistently called for a halt to Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen, but representatives of the coalition that Riyadh leads and Western states have so far rejected its proposals, accusing it of supporting the Houthi rebel group.

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