Yemen’s warring sides agree to partial truce, U.N. chief says

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By Associated Press

RIMBO, Sweden — Yemen’s warring sides have agreed to a withdrawal of troops from the contested Red Sea port city of Hodeida and a province-wide cease-fire, the United Nations secretary general announced Thursday.

Antonio Guterres thanked the Yemeni delegations that attended week-long peace talks in Sweden for what he called “an important step” and “real progress toward future talks to end the conflict.”

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