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A Moment of Truth for Yemen’s Truce

Yemen’s six-month truce is up for renewal on 2 October.

The UN and external powers should redouble their efforts to forge agreement on an expanded deal.

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If those look set to fall short, however, they should propose interim arrangements that avert a return to major combat.

Thanks to a UN-brokered truce, Yemen has enjoyed a lull in fighting for the past six months, the first such protracted reprieve since the civil war broke out almost eight years ago.

But with a 2 October deadline for the truce’s renewal fast approaching, Yemen’s warring parties – the Huthi rebels in particular, but also the internationally recognised and…

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