21 Jun 2024
Monday 3 December 2018 - 13:19
Story Code : 329099

Iran backs Yemen peace talks, wants end of crisis: state TV

Reuters - Iran backs U.N.-sponsored Yemen peace talks, Iranian state TV reported on Monday, saying Tehran was ready to help find a political solution.

Iran welcomes the talks in Sweden ... Tehran is ready to help international talks to end the crisis and underlines the importance of accelerating providing humanitarian aid to the people, Irans Foreign Ministry said in a statement, according to TV.

Shiite Iran supports Houthi rebels in Yemen. The talks could start on Wednesday, sources told Reuters.

Writing by Parisa Hafezi; Editing by Alison Williams

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