United Nations Approves Resolution On Yemen Truce

United Nations Approves Resolution On Yemen Truce
The resolution includes an agreement to send an advance monitoring team to Yemen to implement a ceasefire.

On Friday, the United Nations Security Council approved a resolution that will include sending an advance team into Yemen's Hodeida region in order to monitor the recently agreed upon ceasefire.

On Dec. 18, the government of Yemen and leaders of the Houthi movement entered into a truce which would include a ceasefire in the city of Hodeida, an important conduit of supplies for the country's population.

The advance monitoring team is aiming for an initial deployment of 30 days and will help support and facilitate the implementation of the truce between the two groups.

In the resolution adopted by the Security Council, there are plans to conduct another round of peace talks in January, 2019.