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U.S Ambassador to Yemen praises UN efforts led to prisoner swap agreement

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US Ambassador to Yemen Christopher Henzel has welcomed the prisoner swap deal that was reached between Yemen’s legitimate government and Houthi rebels in the Swiss city of Glion.

Mr. Henzel praised the urgent call made by UN Special Envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, and the International Committee of the Red Cross for the warring parties to “implement the agreement immediately,” US Embassy to Yemen said on Twitter.

Yesterday, delegates from the internationally recognized government and Houthi rebels signed an agreement to release 1,081 conflict-related detainees and prisoners, following ten-day talks sponsored by the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross,

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