UN Yemen mediator to come up with talks framework in two months

UN Yemen mediator to come up with talks framework in two months

United Nations Yemen mediator Martin Griffith told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday that he plans to put to the 15-member body a framework for negotiations to end the conflict.

Newly appointed U.N. envoy to Yemen Griffiths speaks to reporters in Sanaa
The newly appointed U.N. envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, speaks to reporters upon his arrival at Sanaa airport in Sanaa, Yemen March 24, 2018. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

UNITED NATIONS: United Nations Yemen mediator Martin Griffith told the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday that he plans to put to the 15-member body a framework for negotiations to end the conflict.

He also warned that there were unconfirmed reports that "movements of forces in Yemen are on the increase" and that the prospect of intensive military operations around Hodeidah port might be forthcoming.

(Reporting by Michelle Nichols; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

Source: Reuters

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