The Arab Coalition denied allegations by the Iran-backed Houthis that it carried out airstrikes in Yemen’s governorate of Dhale.
“The Coalition’s airstrikes have been halted since the truce went into effect,” the Coalition said in a statement on Wednesday, referring to the ceasefire announced on April 1 and extended for a further two months in June.
The Coalition added that “it takes and supports all measures to keep the truce intact among Yemeni parties.”
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The UN is pushing Yemen's warring parties to agree a six-month truce extension, Reuters reported on Monday citing two sources familiar with the talks.
The Iran-backed Houthi militia had said it would not agree to extend the truce, saying the truces represented “a frustrating experience that cannot be repeated in the future.”
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