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Yemen rebels hand security of Hodeida ports to 'coastguard': UN

AFP  |  Hodeida(Yemen) 

Yemen's Huthi rebels have handed over security of key Red Sea ports to the "coastguard" but much work remains to remove military equipment, the UN said Tuesday.

General Michael Lollesgaard, head of the UN redeployment committee, welcomed the handover "of the security of the ports to the coastguard", according to a UN statement.

"There is still a lot of work to be done on the removal of the manifestations, but cooperation has been very good.

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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 19:46 IST