Iran FM discusses Yemen conflict in neutral Oman

Yemeni supporters of the Huthi Shiite militia on May 25, 2015 carry coffins of people reportedly killed in air strikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalitionIran’s foreign minister held talks in neutral Oman Tuesday about ending the conflict in Yemen where a Saudi-led coalition is waging a bombing campaign against Tehran-backed rebels, Iranian media reported. Oman, which maintains good relations with Iran, is the only one of the six Gulf Arab states that has not joined the coalition air war in its western neighbour. “We discussed ways to send humanitarian aid, establish a ceasefire and start dialogues between the Yemeni groups,” Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Iranian state television from Muscat.

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