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US official welcomes Saudi announcement of ceasefire in Yemen: Al-Arabiya

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  • The United States welcomes the announcement by the Saudi-led coalition of a ceasefire in Yemen, the Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV channel reported on Wednesday, citing U.S. Assistant Secretary of State David Schenker.
  • The Dubai-based channel also cited him saying that the government of Lebanon has to prove its commitment to reforms in order to receive economic aid.
A convoy of Saudi military vehicles patrols in the southern Yemeni city of Aden, on April 26, 2020.
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The United States welcomes the announcement by the Saudi-led coalition of a ceasefire in Yemen, the Saudi-owned Al-Arabiya TV channel reported on Wednesday, citing U.S. Assistant Secretary of State David Schenker.

The Dubai-based channel also cited him saying that the government of Lebanon has to prove its commitment to reforms in order to receive economic aid.