Iran welcomes end to Saudi-led ops in Yemen as 'step forward'

AFP , Tuesday 21 Apr 2015

Iran welcomed the Saudi-led coalition's announcement Tuesday that it is ending a four-week air war in Yemen, saying it was a "step forward" to reaching a political settlement in the country.

"The establishment of a ceasefire and a stop to the killing of innocent and defenceless people is a step forward," foreign ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said, quoted by the official IRNA news agency.

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