UAE backs Yemen Peace Talks

The United Arab Emirates (UAE), whose troops are fighting Iran-backed Al Houthi Yemeni militia alongside government forces, said on Wednesday it would fully support new peace talks after UN-brokered negotiations broke down earlier this month. The UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Dr Anwar Mohammad Gargash, said he had “very productive discussions” with UN Yemen envoy Martin Griffiths on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.

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