the Day after the huthierna in Yemen launched a truppreträtt from the three ports gave the UN the thumbs up, while regeringssidan called the retreat a sham. Analysts believe that the retreat can be a breakthrough, but emphasises how fragile peace is.
strengthened huthierna its position in the north of Yemen, rose up against the government and took control of large parts of the country, including the capital, Sanaa. A civil war followed.
Then the neighbouring countries under Saudi leadership interfered in the conflict on the regeringssidan 2015 escalated. So far the war has claimed more than 10,000 deaths.
In december were made on Swedish soil, a cease-fire agreement. A central plank of the agreement was to huthierna would withdraw from the three major ports. The most important thing is Hodeidah, whereby a large part of the commodities to the country shipped in. The UN expects that 80 per cent of the population is in need of some form of relief.
on Saturday huthiernas withdrawal. According to the UN, it has so far performed as promised.
”the UN team monitoring the military withdrew from all three ports and the coast guard took over responsibility for security”, writes the head of the united nations unit to monitor the ceasefire agreement, the general Michael Lollesgaard, after the first day of the retreat.
According to the plan, the plan shall huthiernas going to take four days.
on the group. The exercise of a ”deception policy”, was called it in a comment on Sunday from the internationally recognised government, which has temporary headquarters in the southern port city of Aden.
It is still very unclear who ordinarily should take over control over the ports, the government says.
”What Huthimilisen implemented is a teaterspel”, tweet, the information minister Moammer al-Eryani, who claim that the group just leave the ports to their own, although in a different uniform.
There are also analysts who expresses some doubt.
– the Agreement is very difficult to implement because the borders and differences are vague, and both sides interpret them as they want, " said Jemenexperten Farea al-Muslimi at the think tank Chathman House in London to the AFP.
– the Development of the next two weeks will tell if it is a real key or even a disappointment.
the think-tank, the Adam Baron at the European council on foreign relations, believe that the retreat can be a breakthrough but it is too early to say how far-reaching the.
– the Trust between the two parties is almost non-existent, which hampers all efforts at détente.
the UN security council on Wednesday to have a review on the developments in Yemen, writes AFP. It is the day after the hamnreträtten must be completed.