Yemen peace process in 'last chance saloon', says Jeremy Hunt

Foreign secretary urges rebels and government to implement terms agreed in December

The Yemen peace process is in the “last chance saloon” and could collapse within weeks unless both sides shift position and agree to implement the terms of a ceasefire agreed by the UN-backed government and Houthi rebels, Jeremy Hunt said on Sunday.

The foreign secretary said the key issue was over trusting the Saudi-backed Yemen government not to take over the strategic Red Sea port of Hodeida as soon as the Houthi rebels left the town and handed tpolicing to a locally run force.

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Source: theguardian