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Houthi delegation meets Yemen govt to discuss prisoner swap deal


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Updated: 16-01-2019 20:26 IST
Houthi delegation meets Yemen govt to discuss prisoner swap deal

They will discuss the implementation of a deal agreed in U.N-led talks last in Sweden in December that would allow thousands of families to be reunited. (Image Credit: Flickr)

Yemen's warring sides started talks on Wednesday in the Jordanian capital over a deal to free thousands of prisoners as part of U.N.-led peace efforts, two U.N. sources said. Delegates from the Iran-aligned Houthi movement and the Saudi-backed Yemeni government had arrived in Amman earlier. They will discuss the implementation of a deal agreed in U.N-led talks last in Sweden in December that would allow thousands of families to be reunited.

(With inputs from agencies.)


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