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195 Recorded Violations of UN-sponsored Truce by US-Saudi Aggression

The US-Saudi aggression and its mercenaries committed 195 violations of the UN-sponsored humanitarian and military truce, during the past 24 hours.

According to Saba news agency, a military source explained that the aggression’s violations included 34 flight operations with spy drones and war planes over the governorates of Marib, Taiz, Al-Jawf, Hajjah, Al-Dhale’e, Al-Baidha’a, Hodeidah and the border fronts.

The source confirmed that the US-Saudi mercenaries developed new military fortifications in Hodeidah and Taiz governorates.

They also carried out air raids with spy drones in Hodeidah.

The source indicated that 20 violations were monitored as the US-Saudi mercenaries fired artillery shells on the sites of the Yemeni Army and the Popular Committees, in Marib, Hajjah, Sa’adah, Hodeidah and border fronts.

The source stated that the mercenaries committed 138 breaches by firing on the homes of citizens and the sites of the army and the popular committees in the governorates of Marib, Taiz, Hajjah, Sa’adah, Al-Dhale’e, Hodeidah, Al-Baidha’a and the border front.

In early April, the UN special envoy for Yemen, Hans Grundberg, announced the nationwide ceasefire, for the first time since 2016, saying the two-month truce would be eligible for renewal with the consent of parties. The truce meant to halt all military operations in the country and to bring the foreign military invasion to an end.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the truce “must be a first step to ending Yemen’s devastating war,” urging the warring parties to build on the opportunity to “resume an inclusive and comprehensive Yemeni political process.”

The deal stipulates halting offensive military operations, including cross-border attacks, and allowing fuel-laden ships to enter Yemen’s lifeline al-Hudaydah port and commercial flights in and out of the airport in the capital Sana’a “to predetermined destinations in the region.”

The Saudi-led aggression continues to violate the truce by detaining new fuel ships, despite their inspection and obtaining permits from the United Nations, insisting on the closure of Sana’a Airport, as well as, the fires of the aggression side did not subside along the fronts, on the borders and inside. Shelling, reconnaissance, development and crawl, including a failed advance carried out by mercenaries towards Army and Popular Committee sites south of Marib.

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