After lengthy negotiations, it seems the first part of the vapenvileavtalet reached in Sweden in the beginning of december to be able to be implemented.
"A provisional compromise has been agreed upon, pending the parties shall consult further with their respective leaders", reads a statement from the united nations.
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.
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According to what is called phase one in the Sverigeöverenskommelsen should military forces be withdrawn from the ports of al-Hudaydah area, as well as from areas where there are facilities for humanitarian aid.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.