Yemen: Prisoners' swap b/w warring parties completes after release of another 350 detainees

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SANAA: In Yemen, the prisoners' swap between the warring parties has been completed with release of another 350 prisoners.

Both sides had agreed to release a total of 1,056 detainees.

International Committee of the Red Cross, which provided logistics for the two-day exchange, said it has flown 704 freed prisoners to cities in both Yemen and Saudi Arabia followed by a further 352 prisoners.

Mohammed Abdulsalam Houthi spokesman said the swap “brings hope for peace-building”.

 

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