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UN says Yemen talks delayed, urges rebels to join

AFP
Published Apr 18, 2016, 6:59 pm IST
Updated Apr 18, 2016, 6:59 pm IST
UN envoy urged the Huthi rebels and their allies not to 'miss this opportunity that could save Yemen the loss of more lives.'
"Due to developments over the last few hours, the start of the Yemeni-Yemeni peace negotiations scheduled to begin today... in Kuwait, will be delayed," the envoy said in a statement, without specifying when they might take place. (Photo: AP)
 "Due to developments over the last few hours, the start of the Yemeni-Yemeni peace negotiations scheduled to begin today... in Kuwait, will be delayed," the envoy said in a statement, without specifying when they might take place. (Photo: AP)

Kuwait City: Peace talks between Yemen's warring parties due to begin in Kuwait on Monday have been delayed, UN envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed said, urging the country's rebels to take part.

"Due to developments over the last few hours, the start of the Yemeni-Yemeni peace negotiations scheduled to begin today... in Kuwait, will be delayed," the envoy said in a statement, without specifying when they might take place.

 

He urged the Huthi rebels and their allies not to "miss this opportunity that could save Yemen the loss of more lives."

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