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Yemen government agreeing to most militia demands: Kerry

The Yemen government is accepting some of the demands put forward by a rebel Shiite militia in a deal to end a political crisis, top US diplomat John Kerry said on Wednesday.

Washington: The Yemen government is accepting some of the demands put forward by a rebel Shiite militia in a deal to end a political crisis, top US diplomat John Kerry said on Wednesday.

Kerry told reporters it was his understanding that the government of President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi is "going to accept if not all, most of, the objections that the Huthis had," as news of the deal emerged in Sanaa.