Yemen government threatens to quit peace talks, warns UN envoy

Yemeni Foreign Minister Abdulmalek al-Mikhlafi speaks to the press at the Yemeni embassy in Kuwait City on May 17, 2016Yemen’s government threatened Tuesday to quit peace talks with Iran-backed rebels, giving the UN envoy a “last chance” to make them comply with UN resolutions. “We have informed the UN special envoy to bring a document signed by the rebels in which they recognise the basic references and UN Security Council resolutions,” Foreign Minister Abdulmalek al-Mikhlafi, who heads the government delegation, told a press conference.

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