After four years of war in Yemen, the belligerent parties; Yemen government and Houthi Militias have agreed to a new ceasefire deal in February 2019.
Previously, there was a ceasefire agreement signed between the two parties (Yemen government and Houthi Militias) in December 2018 under the Stockholm Agreement. According to the Stockholm Agreement, both parties had agreed to the following:
- An agreement to pullout the forces from the city of Hodeidah and the ports of Hodeidah, Salif and Ras Issa.
- An executive mechanism on activating the prisoner exchange agreement.