Saudi Crown Prince Offers Cessation of Hostilities along Yemeni Border: Report
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad bin Salman has reportedly asked Yemen's Houthi Ansarullah Movement for cessation of hostilities along border regions, Yemeni sources reported.
According to the Doha-based Al Sharq newspaper, Saudi crown prince has sent the UN Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed to the Omani Capital, Muscat, to mediate the truce and submit the offer to Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh and the Houthi Ansarullah.Movement.
The Yemeni sources have not already publicized the details of bin Salman suggestions for establishment of ceasefire in the border regions.
Meanwhile, the report said that a Yemeni delegation comprised of both Ansarullah and Saleh representatives will pay a visit to an Arab country in the near future to discuss the latest developments in the region.
However, the Yemeni sources refused to give further details about the Salman’s proposals.
The Yemen Army and the popular committees have targeted serval military sites in the border regions with Saudi Arabia in recent weeks in which many Saudi militants and their mercenaries were killed and injured.
Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and some of its Arab allies have been carrying out deadly airstrikes against the Houthi Ansarullah movement in an attempt to restore power to fugitive former president Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi, a close ally of Riyadh.
Over 12,000 Yemenis, including thousands of women and children, have lost their lives in the deadly military campaign.
Saudi Arabia has also closed down Yemen’s air and seaports preventing the import of food and medicine.