Saudi Arabia blames Houthis for violating ceasefire in Yemen

08:01 PM | 15 May, 2015
Saudi Arabia blames Houthis for violating ceasefire in Yemen
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RIYADH (Web Desk) – Saudi Arabia has blamed Houthi rebels in Yemen for violating the five-day humanitarian ceasefire on second as well while warning the fighters not to misinterpret the coalition’s commitment to ceasefire.

The royal embassy in Washington claimed that Houthis are continuously violating the ceasefire treaty not only inside Yemen but the rebels have been shelling the areas of Saudi province Najran. The militants continued to move their military hardware and carryout military operations against civilian in Aden, Abeen, Luhaj, Shabwa, Taiz and Maareb provinces, the statement said.

Saudi embassy further added if Houthis continued to violate the terms of ceasefire accord there is a fear the development would not last for long.

Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces and Houthi rebels had agreed on a five-day humanitarian ceasefire in Yemen that started from the Tuesday night.