MUSCAT, Oman - Mohammed Abdel Salam, spokesman for the Yemeni Houthi rebels, travelled on a plane, on Wednesday, from the Omani capital, Muscat, to the Swedish capital, Stockholm, to attend the upcoming peace talks, an official statement from the Omani Foreign Ministry, said.
The Omani statement said that, Oman's facilitation of the travel came, within the framework of efforts exerted by the country, to support the efforts of the United Nations, to hold consultations between the Yemeni parties.
Oman, on Monday, received 50 wounded Houthi rebel fighters, for treatment in Omani hospitals.
The Houthis had required the travel, before their delegation leave for Sweden, to participate in the peace talks.
Some experts expect Sweden's consultations to discuss confidence-building measures, between the Yemeni parties, negotiations on prisoners and detainees exchange agreement, and the reopening of Sanaa International Airport.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK