UN envoy warns Yemen peace plan fragile

Yemeni tribesmen loyal to President Hadi, hold a position near SirwahThe United Nations special envoy for the conflict in Yemen warned UN ambassadors on Tuesday that a fledgling peace process was hanging by a thread. At the weekend Yemen’s Saudi-backed government and Iran-backed Huthi rebel’s wound up peace talks in Switzerland without a breakthrough. Ahmed called for a stronger ceasefire agreement and urged UN member states to support his efforts to mediate a dialogue in the run-up to renewed talks next month.

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