Irrelevant Indeed

The spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition targeting Yemen’s Shiite rebels in airstrikes since March says the coalition is not bound by a new truce deal.

Saudi Brig Gen Ahmed Asiri’s comments, posted Saturday on the website of the semi-official Saudi newspaper al-Riyadh, cast doubt over the fragile truce that begin at midnight Friday.

Well, it is, after all, a UN-declared “truce.” It’s not like all the combatants were even consulted. Like the Houthis, or the Saudis, or many of (any of?) their coalition partners.

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