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Sanaa and Aden exchange prisoners in Yemen peace moves

Issue 1167 - 21 Apr 2023 | 2 minute read

The Geneva meetings of Yemen's Houthi rebels and representatives of the internationally-recognised government led to the first prisoner exchange between the two sides since 2022. The exchange involved a total of 887 prisoners, with 181 released by the Houthis and 706 freed by the government or the Saudi-led coalition.

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