RIMBO, Sweden | The Latest: Yemen’s warring sides agree on prisoner exchange
RIMBO, Sweden — The Latest on Yemen developments as warring sides gather for U.N.-sponsored peace talks in Sweden (all times local):
The U.N. envoy for Yemen says the country’s warring sides have agreed on a prisoner exchange as part of confidence building measures for the war-torn nation.
Martin Griffiths spoke at the opening of Yemen peace talks in Sweden on Thursday.
Representatives of the internationally recognized government and the Shiite Houthi rebels sat across from each other as Sweden’s Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom and Griffiths opened the talks.