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26 March 2022

The Huthis announced a 3-day “suspension of missiles and drone strikes and all military actions towards Saudi Arabia by land, sea and air” from 27 March, expressing “readiness to turn this suspension into a final, continuous and permanent commitment in the event that the Kingdom announced the withdrawal of all external forces of the coalition from Yemeni lands and waters, and a complete halt to support for its local militias”. On 29 March, Iran hailed the Huthi move and asserted: “If there is serious and positive engagement with this initiative, it can set the stage for ending the current war”. The Saudi-led coalition the same day announced a “cessation of military operations in Yemen” beginning 30 March.

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