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New round of Yemen peace talks may launch in Jordan

Development comes after UN envoy met Houthis before heading for Saudi Arabia to ensure implementation of a recent deal.

A fresh round of talks between Yemen’s warring factions may take place soon in Jordan, according to a senior Houthi official.

The United Nations‘ Special Envoy for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, met Houthi rebels before heading for Riyadh to ensure a recent peace deal reached in Sweden is fully implemented.

Both sides have been accused of violating the ceasefire agreement over Yemen’s port city Hodeidah.


Al Jazeera’s Hashem Ahelbarra has more.