Houthis say nothing new in Saudi peace offer, will keep talking

Reuters , Monday 22 Mar 2021

"Opening the airports and seaports is a humanitarian right and should not be used as a pressure tool," the Houthi's chief negotiator Mohammed Abdulsalam said

Yemen's Houthi group on Monday played down a new Saudi initiative to end a six-year-old war saying there was nothing new in the offer.

However the group's chief negotiator Mohammed Abdulsalam said the Houthis would continue to talk with Riyadh, Muscat and Washington to try to reach a peace agreement.

"Opening the airports and seaports is a humanitarian right and should not be used as a pressure tool," Abdulsalam told Reuters.

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