FILE PHOTO: A police trooper rides on the back of a patrol truck during the funeral of Houthi fighters killed during recent battles against government forces, in Sanaa, Yemen. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

 – Yemen’s warring parties have agreed to a two-month ceasefire starting Saturday and to allow fuel ships to enter Houthi-held Hodeidah port and select flights from Sanaa airport, the U.N. special envoy for Yemen said on Friday.

Hans Grundberg said in a statement that the nationwide ceasefire could be renewed with the consent of the parties. A Saudi-led coalition has been battling the Iran-aligned Houthi movement for seven years.

(Reporting by Mohammed Ghobari; Writing by Ghaida Ghantous; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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