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Yemen truce: Houthi rebels give control of Hodeidah port to navy

The transfer of the port of Hodeidah and two others is part of a peace deal reached in Sweden earlier in December.

Yemen‘s Houthi rebels have handed over control of the vital port of Hodeidah to government forces.

The transfer of the port of Hodeidah and two others is part of a peace deal reached in Sweden earlier this month, aimed at ending almost four years of war which has caused a humanitarian disaster.

Houthi rebels and Saudi-backed forces have also agreed to open up aid corridors.

 

Al Jazeera’s Paul Chaderjian reports.