Iran president urges ceasefire in ‘useless’ Yemen war

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Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Monday described the ongoing war in Yemen as useless, that has only resulted in the suffering of its people. Raisi stressed that a permanent ceasefire must be implemented to resolve the conflict, as he met with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi in Tehran. His comments come a day after Saudi Arabia discussed with the UN a truce in Yemen and the need to reach a political process to end the war. Saudi Ambassador Muhammad al-Jaber and UN Special Envoy to Yemen Hans Grundberg met in the de-facto capital, Aden. Will Yemen’s shaky UN-brokered peace withstand? …

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