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U.N. chief says Yemen's warring parties agree to ceasefire in Hodeidah

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres is received by Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom upon arrival to Arlanda Airport, outside Stockholm, Sweden, December 12, 2018. TT News Agency/Fredrik Sandberg via REUTERS

RIMBO (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday that Yemen’s warring parties have agreed to a ceasefire in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah.

Guterres added that the agreement included the deployment of neutral forces and the establishment of humanitarian corridors. A political framework will be discussed in a next round of meetings scheduled for January.

Editing by Kevin Liffey

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