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This is where the high-stake Yemen peace talks will take place

The talks are to be held at Johannesberg Castle in Rimbo, 50 kilometres north of Stockholm. Photo: AP Photo/David Keyton

Published: 05.Dec.2018 07:30 hrs

A Yemeni government delegation was on its way to Sweden early on Wednesday for high-stake talks with Huthi rebels aimed at ending the country's devastating war, sources close to the team told AFP.

The departure of the 12-member delegation headed by Foreign Minister Khaled al-Yamani followed the arrival in Sweden of the rebel negotiating team.

The first Yemen peace talks since 2016 are the best chance yet to end the war, analysts say, as the international community throws its weight behind resolving the devastating conflict.

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