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Head of UN ceasefire monitoring team arrives in Yemen’s Sanaa

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The head of the UN team tasked with monitoring a fragile ceasefire in Yemen arrived in the capital of Sanaa on Sunday, an AFP photographer said.

Retired Dutch general Patrick Cammaert is heading a joint committee including members of the government and the Houthi militias, in charge of monitoring a ceasefire in the port city of Hodeidah.

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He is making a stop in Sanaa before heading to Hodeidah, a lifeline port city that serves as the entry point for the majority of imports to war-torn Yemen, a UN official said, after holding talks Saturday with Yemen government officials in Aden.