Yemeni Prime Minister Moeen Abdulmalik (L) gives an interview with the press at Al-Maashiq presidential palace in the southern port city of Aden's Crater district on December 12, 2018. / AFP / Saleh Al-OBEIDI
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Yemeni government sources confirmed Wednesday that a mass prisoner swap with rebels included Saudi soldiers fighting alongside state troops, as U.N.-brokered peace talks neared their end.Two government officials, including one in the delegation at the talks in Sweden, told AFP that the list of names they requested released by the Houthi rebels included Saudi soldiers. The government and rebel delegations Tuesday signed a mass prisoner swap, exchanging more than 15,000 names in the first agreement between the two parties in years.
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