Parties in Yemen's Civil War Agree to 72-Hour Ceasefire

October 18, 2016 5:28 AM

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Parties in Yemen's Civil War Agree to 72-Hour Ceasefire

Parties fighting in war weary Yemen have agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire, the United Nations Special Envoy announced Monday.

Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed said he hopes the agreement "will spare the Yemeni people further bloodshed and will allow for the expanded delivery of humanitarian assistance."

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