Feb 11, 2019, 5:11 PM
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Yemen accuses Saudis of breaching truce 547 times

Tehran, Feb 11, IRNA - Yemeni Armed Forces spokesman has accused the Saudi-led coalition of repeatedly breaching ceasefire agreement in Yemen, saying that it has violated the truce 547 times over the last 72 hours.

According to the Yemeni media 'Saba', Brigadier General Yahya Saree said on Monday that Saudis fired 17 missiles and 364 mortar shells.

He also referred to shooting with various kinds of arms and also Saudis' air and drone attacks on Al Hudaydah

This is while, Yemeni army and popular committees shot down three Saudi spy drones in Al-Malahiz and Al-Suh over the past 24 hours.

Meanwhile, Yemeni forces shot a Zelzal-1 missile toward Saudis' positions in Al-Jasher which is located in Saada-Najran border point.

The United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2451 to support the Stockholm Agreement on deployment of a team in order to facilitate monitoring and implementing the agreement and establishing truce in important Yemeni ports.

The resolution mainly focuses on sending essential commodities to the Yemeni people, supporting the Stockholm Agreement, assigning the Secretary-General of the United Nations to implement it and observe the ceasefire.

The fourth round of Yemen peace talks kicked off in Stockholm, Sweden, on December 6 with the attendance of the UN special envoy Martin Griffith and the government representatives. It agreed to establish truce in Yemeni ports of al-Hudaydah, al-Salif and Ayn Issa.

Saudi Arabia and its regional allies attacked Yemen in March 2015 to bring back to power the deposed president of Yemen Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi.

Since then, the invaders have committed horrible war crimes against Yemeni civilians.


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