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UN envoy: No new Yemen talks until major progress on Hodeida

Jan 09, 2019 - Associated Press

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Progress on implementing a cease-fire and withdrawing rival forces from Yemen's key port has been "gradual and tentative" and new talks between the warring sides won't take place until there is "substantive progress," the U.N. envoy said Wednesday.

Martin Griffiths told the Security Council that Yemen's government and Houthi Shiite rebels "have largely adhered" to the cease-fire in the port of Hodeida and surrounding area agreed to outside Stockholm, Sweden, on Dec. 1...