GENEVA | UN aid chief: Yemen talks not an ‘easy or rapid process’

4Dec - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



GENEVA — The United Nations humanitarian aid chief says he doesn’t expect an “easy or rapid process” in peace talks that begin this week involving warring sides in Yemen, which faces the world’s largest humanitarian crisis.

A Yemeni rebel official said, meanwhile, the country’s internationally recognized government and its allies in a Saudi-led coalition have signed a U.N.-brokered prisoner exchange deal with the Shiite rebels.

Mark Lowcock, head of the world body’s Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, spoke to The Associated Press on Monday after laying out the organization’s 2019 humanitarian appeal.

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