Yemen's Warring Parties Start Prisoner Swap, Raising Peace Prospects

Yemen's warring parties start prisoner swap, raising peace prospects

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 | By middleeastmonitor | 14 Hits

Planes carrying prisoners exchanged by the warring parties in Yemen took off from three airports on Thursday in an operation to return about 1000 men home and help build the trust to enable fresh talks to end a devastating warReutersreports The Saudiled military coalition and Yemen8217s Houthi movement agreed last month in Switzerland to exchange 1081 prisoners including 15 Saudis in the largest swap of its kind in the fiveyearold conflict In an operation managed by the International Committee of the Red Cross three planes carrying m >>READ MORE | Organic and Viral Social Traffic Hub

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