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UN chief welcomes further release of detainees in Yemen

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday welcomed the further release of detainees in Yemen, noting that prisoner exchange is proof that breakthroughs can be achieved through dialogue and compromise.

"The secretary-general welcomes the further release of detainees by the Yemeni parties on Oct. 15 and 16, in line with the agreement reached on Sept. 27 for the release of over 1,000 people who had been detained in connection with the conflict," said Stephane Dujarric, spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

News source ~ ANI News