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Saudi ambassador: Military pressure forced Houthis' withdrawal

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Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Yemen, Mohamed al-Jaber, commented on Thursday on the outcomes of UN brokered peace talks on the Yemeni crisis - which convened last Thursday in Rimbo, Sweden and ended today - saying that Sweden deal emphasizes on the withdrawal of Houthis from Hodeidah city and its ports.

Al Jaber who heads the Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen (SDRPY), said on twitter that the Sweden deal also provides for the withdrawal of the Houthis from Taiz and the release of thousands of detainees.

Earlier, the United Nations Secretary General, Antonio Guterres said in a press conference that what have been achieved so far between the two sides is an important step for the Yemeni people.