Yemen talks open with prisoner swap that will set 5,000 people free

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UN envoy says aims include reopening of Sana’a airport and solution for port of Hodeidah

Yemen’s warring sides have agreed to free thousands of prisoners at the start of crucial peace talks aimed at ending a devastating conflict that has pushed millions of people to the verge of starvation.

Martin Griffiths, the UN special envoy, started shuttling between Houthi rebels and representatives of the Yemeni government, based in a castle just outside Stockholm on Thursday morning.

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