Kerry and Johnson: cease-fire in Yemen

Kerry and Johnson: cease-fire in Yemen

World October 16, 2016 17:03

london - The United States and Britain have called on Sunday to establish a ceasefire in Yemen as soon as possible. Government forces, backed by Saudi Arabia and Iranian-backed Houthis are still fighting.

There are now regretted thousands of civilian casualties. For example, last week were still 140 people slain by a rocket attack on a Houthi funeral in the capital Sanaa.

US Secretary of State John Kerry said that if the parties can arrive at a cease-fire, the UN special envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed then with the parties to go to the negotiating table to reach a peace resolution.

Kerry Sunday had a meeting with the British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson and the Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir.

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