Iranian official to discuss Yemen at Islamic talks in Saudi Arabia

June 15, 2015 12:08

DUBAI - Iran's deputy foreign minister for Middle East affairs will discuss Yemen's conflict at a meeting of a pan-Islamic body in Saudi Arabia, the Iranian Mehr news agency reported on Monday.

Hossein Amir Abdollahian will join other officials from the Islamic world at a one-day extraordinary meeting in Jeddah of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation on Tuesday called to discuss Yemen's war, Mehr reported.

In Geneva, peace talks are due to open later on Monday between the combatants in Yemen's almost three-month-old conflict.

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