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Yemen peace talks start in Sweden with prisoner swap deal

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Representatives from Yemen's warring sides sat in the same room for the first time in years on Thursday in Sweden as...
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News video: Yemen peace talks continue as humanitarian crisis deepens

▶ Yemen peace talks continue as humanitarian crisis deepens 02:12

Peace talks continued in Sweden aimed at ending the civil war in Yemen. Four years of fighting have killed thousands, pushed the country to the brink of famine and brought on the world's worst humanitarian crisis. Elizabeth Palmer reports.

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