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    London meeting to discuss 'next steps' for Yemen peace process

    More than 70,000 people have been killed in Yemen's civil war since January 2016, according to a database tracking violence in the country [File: Abduljabbar Zeyad/Reuters]The United Kingdom Foreign Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, was set to hold a gathering on Yemen with his Saudi, and Emirati partners, just as the delegates of the United States and the United Nations, in the midst of fears that the harmony procedure in the most unfortunate nation in the Middle East has wavered.

    The gathering in London on Friday is required to talk about "subsequent stages in the UN-drove process ... [in order] to endeavor to counteract delicate endeavors towards a political settlement from crumbling", as per an official statement by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). 

    The discussions will unite Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Abel al-Jubeir, United Arab Emirates' Sheik Abdullah receptacle Zayed and agents from the US and the UN. 

    "I assembled this conference so we continue doing all that we can to push ahead on the hard street to harmony in Yemen," Hunt said before the gathering. 

    "This is a terrible clash and it is taking too long to even consider turning the truce consented to in Stockholm into a sturdy way to harmony," the UK remote secretary included. 

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    Yemen's warring sides consented to a truce in the flashpoint city of Hodeidah amid UN-supported talks in Sweden a year ago which went for consummation over three years of war between the Saudi-sponsored Yemeni government and Houthi rebels. 

    'Grave concern' 

    The warring gatherings likewise consented to pull back troops from the port city, the principle passage point for 70 percent of imports and helpful guide to Yemen. 

    In any case, the UN Security Council (UNSC), in an announcement not long ago, communicated "grave concern" that the understandings have not been done. 

    "Every day that the war in #Yemen goes on is multi day unreasonably long for the youngsters there. In excess of 100 pass on every day from extraordinary appetite," Hunt said in a tweet.

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