A UN-led truce monitoring team including members of Yemen’s warring sides held its first meeting in the flashpoint city of Hodeidah on Wednesday, a pro-government official said.
The official, who requested anonymity, told AFP: “We are expecting a good outcome.”
The ceasefire in the Houthi-held city, whose Red Sea port is vital for millions at risk of starvation, is part of a peace push seen as the best chance yet of ending four years of conflict.
Retired Dutch general Patrick Cammaert is heading the joint committee including Saudi-backed government officials and Iran-aligned Houthi militias to oversee the truce.
Loyalist members of the committee were transported to the meeting from east of the city in UN vehicles, a Yemeni government official told AFP on condition anonymity.