U.N. to replace head of Yemen truce monitoring mission: diplomats

FILE PHOTO: Retired Dutch General Patrick Cammaert, who heads a United Nations advance team tasked with monitoring a ceasefire between the Iranian-aligned Houthi group and Saudi-backed government forces in Yemen's Hodeidah, sits with Houthi officials upon his arrival at Sanaa airport, Yemen December 23, 2018. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah -/File Photo

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The head of a United Nations mission tasked with overseeing a peace deal in Yemen’s Hodeidah port city plans to step down next month and will be replaced with a Danish official, U.N. diplomats said on Thursday. Retired Dutch general Patrick Cammaert arrived in Hodeidah late last month to lead an […]

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