Foreign Secretary Welcomes the Extension of the Truce in Yemen

Liz Truss, the Foreign Secretary, has said that the British Government welcomes the extension of the truce in Yemen. The truce has been in place since 2 April 2022 with the number of civilian casualties at a seven-year low.

Truss said:

“The UK welcomes the extension of the truce in Yemen. This is a significant achievement and further step towards the lasting peace in Yemen. This truce must now lead to a permanent ceasefire”.