Both sides of the conflict also agreed to try to arrive at a “an expanded truce agreement as soon as possible.”
The United Nations World Food Programme said that resilience and livelihood activities and school feeding and nutrition programmes will cease for 4 million people due to funding gap and inflation.
The Houthi rebels said the peace initiative could be a lasting commitment if the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen stopped air strikes and lifted port restrictions.
The Saudi-led coalition says an Aramco petroleum products distribution station in Jeddah was targeted by an attack, but that a fire in two tanks at the oil facility had been brought under control.
Brigadier General Abdel Latif el Sayed survived the assassination attempt but at least four people were killed by the car bomb.
The attack targeted a military camp in Midi, in Hajjah province near the border with Saudi Arabia, a Yemeni Defence Ministry source says.
UN officials say they are in close contact with the authorities in Yemen to secure the safe release of their staffers.
Marib is vital because it is the internationally recognised government's last stronghold in North Yemen, and the country's sole gas producing region with one of its largest oilfields.
When politicians profit from the sale of arms, then wars become sold to voters as new products.
A new report by Greenpeace has cautioned that a possible oil spill from an abandoned vessel would prevent access to crucial ports and affect food aid supply to 8.4 million people.
The attacks on major cities in the Gulf mark a dangerous escalation that could see the spillover beyond Yemen and parts of Saudi Arabia.
Fighting also raged between Yemen's government forces and the Houthis elsewhere including in the provinces of Jawf and Taiz, military officials say.
Subscribe to our Youtube channel for all latest in-depth, on the ground reporting from around the world.
Copyright © 2023 TRT World.