FILE- The United Nations' special envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths FILE- The United Nations' special envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths

U.N. Yemen envoy to invite warring parties to Geneva on Sept. 6

Thu, Aug. 2, 2018
UNITED NATIONS - 2 Aug 2018: The United Nations Yemen mediator said on Thursday he plans to invite the warring parties to Geneva on Sept. 6 to discuss a framework for peace talks and confidence-building measures as he tries to negotiate an end to the more than three-year conflict.

A proxy war is playing out in Yemen between Iran and Saudi Arabia. A Saudi-led military coalition intervened in Yemen in 2015, backing government forces fighting the Iran-allied Houthi group. Iran has denied supplying weapons to the Houthis.
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