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Al Jazeera 26 Mar 2020

UN urges immediate truce in five-year conflict in Yemen


Yemen's warring parties have welcomed United Nations calls for an immediate truce, as the conflict enters its sixth year.
The UN secretary-general has urged an end to hostilities, to focus on fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
There has been a recent escalation in violence in Yemen, which is already facing the world's worst humanitarian crisis.
Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports.

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