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UN envoy in Riyadh to lay groundwork for Yemen peace talks

UN envoy in Riyadh to lay groundwork for Yemen peace talks

RIYADH (DNA) – United Nations envoy Martin Griffiths met Yemeni officials in Riyadh on Monday as part of efforts to kick-start peace talks next month between Huthi rebels and the Saudi-backed government. The visit comes as a tenuous calm settles over Yemen s rebel-held port city of Hodeida, a vital lifeline for imports and aid that had seen fierce clashes in a renewed offensive by a Saudi-led military coalition. Under heavy international pressure, the Yemeni government and the coalition have largely suspended their five-month-old battle to seize Hodeida. Griffiths, who isRead More