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Intel: Saudi Arabia announces peace initiative to end Yemen war

Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan offered major concessions demanded by the Houthis in a bid to end the Yemen conflict.
Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan (L) speaks during a press conference in the capital Riyadh on March 22, 2021, announcing an offer of a ceasefire with Yemen's Huthi rebels. - Saudi Arabia offered Yemen's Huthi rebels a "comprehensive" ceasefire, among a series of proposals aimed at ending a catastrophic six-year conflict. The proposals include "a comprehensive ceasefire across the country under the supervision of the United Nations", a government statement said. (Photo by Fayez Nureldine / AFP)

Saudi Arabia announced a proposal to end Yemen’s civil war on Monday in a major step that appears to have been coordinated with the United States.

During a press conference in Riyadh on Monday, Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan offered significant concessions in order to obtain an immediate cease-fire under United Nations supervision.

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