Yemen committees monitoring cease-fire consent to start work

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Source:   —  April 16, 2016, at 4:44 PM

The officials, from the two sides of the Yemeni civil war, declare the committees have agreed Saturday to monitor the cease-fire as of two p. m. local time.

Yemen committees monitoring cease-fire consent to start work

Yemeni security executive declare local committees tasked to monitor a week-old cease-fire between the internationally recognized government and Shiite rebels have agreed to start their work on the ground in six front-lines.

The officials, from the two sides of the Yemeni civil war, declare the committees have agreed Saturday to monitor the cease-fire as of two p. m. local time.

The cease-fire had begun latest Sun ahead of peace talks due to start following week in Kuwait. However both sides have reported violations of the truce, particularly in the city of Taiz, which the rebels have besieged for nearly a year, and in the outskirts of the capital, Sanaa.

The executive spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak to the media.

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