U.N. sees progress in Yemen talks but urgent need for full ceasefire


U.N. sees progress in Yemen talks but urgent need for full ceasefire

By Tom Miles BERN (Reuters) - Yemen's warring parties have agreed on a broad framework for ending their war at talks in Switzerland but they first have to agree a permanent ceasefire, after a week-long truce was widely violated, the United Nations said on Sunday. U.N. Yemen envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed said the two sides would meet again on Jan. 14. The location had yet to be set, although both Switzerland and Ethiopia were possible.
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