United Nations Security Council members vote on a resolution about Yemen's security at U.N. Headquarters in New York City, December 21, 2018. (REUTERS/Carlo Allegri)
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The United Nations Security Council Friday unanimously approved the deployment of a U.N. advance team to monitor a ceasefire in Yemen's Hodeida region after days of wrangling that pitted the United States against ally Britain.After a week of U.N.-sponsored peace talks in Sweden, the Iranian-backed Houthis and Saudi-backed Yemen government foes agreed last week to stop fighting in the Red Sea port city of Hodeida and withdraw forces. Guterres is also required to report weekly to the Security Council on implementation of the resolution, which endorses the cease-fire deal agreed in Sweden.The U.S. text, which was seen by Reuters, mirrored the British language focused on the cease-fire deal and authorizing U.N. support.
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