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Yemen peace talks to convene Dec. 15, says Yemeni minister

United Nations-backed discussions foreign minister Abdel-Malek Al Mekhlafi told Saudi TV

Yemen peace talks to convene Dec. 15, says Yemeni minister
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United Nations-backed peace talks aimed at ending eight months of civil war in Yemen between an Iranian-allied militia group and the embattled Saudi-backed government will convene on December 15, Saudi-owned TV quoted Yemen's foreign minister as saying.

"Consultations on the implementation of Resolution 2216 will be held on December 15," the network quoted Abdel-Malek Al Mekhlafi as saying in a news flash, referring to a UN Security Council decision calling for Yemen's dominant Houthi militia to quit major cities.

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