Yemen direct peace talks suspended again: government

Yemen's United Nations envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed holds a press conference at the ministery of information in Kuwait City on April 30, 2016Yemen’s government delegation pulled out of direct negotiations with representatives of the Huthi rebels on Saturday after there was no sign of progress, a member of the government delegation said. UN envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed will now have to go back to indirect negotiations in the talks that began in Kuwait on April 21. On Thursday, Ould Cheikh Ahmed said the foes had begun discussing major political and security issues in face-to-face negotiations aimed at bringing an end to 13 months of devastating war.

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