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Exact date of Yemen Peace Talks in Sweden unconfirmed: Office of UN Special Envoy

ANI  |  Geneva [Switzerland] 

The exact date of the peace talks between the and rebels is unconfirmed, but they will take place in in Hoda El Turk, the for the Office of the UN for Yemen, told on Thursday.

United Kingdom to said earlier in the day that the consultations in would take place next week, adding that he had already booked his trip.

"It will be in Sweden, but we don't have an exact date," the said.

said on Wednesday that the consultations might be held in in early December, adding that the conflicting parties had not reached the agreement on attending yet.

Earlier this year, an attempt to hold such talks in fell through, as the delegation did not show up, citing security concerns.

has been torn apart by the violent conflict between the government, backed by a Saudi-led coalition, and the movement. The coalition has been carrying out airstrikes on Houthi-controlled areas since the spring of 2015.

The conflict has led the country to a dire humanitarian situation, with civilians suffering and outbreaks as well as direct impact from the operations.

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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 20:45 IST