Yemen's United Nations envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed holds a press conference at the ministery of information in Kuwait City on April 30, 2016. / AFP / YASSER AL-ZAYYAT
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Yemen's warring parties resumed face-to-face peace talks Wednesday after a three-day break triggered by a walkout by the government delegation, the United Nations said.U.N. envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed said the two sides had agreed that a monitoring committee supervising an April 11 ceasefire would launch a fact-finding mission into the rebels' takeover of the Al-Amaliqa base in Amran province, one of their strongholds.Foreign Minister Abdulmalek al-Mikhlafi, who heads the government delegation, has demanded a rebel pullout.The United Nations says that most of the civilians killed in the conflict in the past 14 months have died in Saudi-led bombing raids.
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