"the Parties in Jemenkriget have reached a preliminary agreement for how the soldiers should be withdrawn from the important port city of al-Hudaydah."
"After lengthy negotiations, it seems the first part of the vapenvileavtalet reached in Sweden in the beginning of december could be implemented."
"Representatives of the Yemeni government forces and Huthirebellerna has been sitting in UN-led talks on a ship in the Red sea off al-Hudaydah in three days."
"the Withdrawal from the city would be done earlier but the sides have not been able to agree on how the agreement should be interpreted and how everything should be done in practice. The city is an important hamnnod for humanitarian help to be able to reach out to severely affected yemeni people."
"According to what is called phase one in the Sverigeöverenskommelsen should military forces be withdrawn from the ports of al-Hudaydah area, as well as from areas where there are facilities for humanitarian aid. According to the original plan it would have been two weeks after the fragile vapenvilans start on 18 december."
"Both parties have clearly committed themselves to follow and reinforce the ceasefire, according to the UN. Call to nail the arrangements for the withdrawal is expected next week."
"the port city of al-Hudaydah on the Red sea is strategically important for Yemen, since the major part of the aid coming into the country be in the way."
"the City is controlled by the Huthirebellerna, and many have phased to the saudiskstödda government to implement a major attack."
"the UN warned in a report in the fall to major clashes in al-Hudaydah can put a stop for food distribution to the eight million yemenis who are dependent on supplies in order to survive."
"The poor country plagued since 2014 of a violent conflict between the shiite Huthirebellerna and president Abd Rabbu Mansur Hadis forces. A saudiskledd alliance went into the war in march 2015, to support regeringssidan."
"Source: the UN, the UNHCR, told Reuters."