Iran submits four-point Yemen peace plan to United Nations

April 17, 2015 5:55 PM

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Iran submits four-point Yemen peace plan to United Nations

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Iran's foreign minister on Friday submitted a letter to U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon outlining a four-point peace plan for Yemen, where Iranian-backed Houthi rebels have been targeted for weeks by Saudi-led air strikes.

The plan, which Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced in Pakistan earlier this month, calls for an immediate ceasefire and end of all foreign military attacks, humanitarian assistance, a resumption of broad national dialogue and "establishment of an inclusive national unity government."

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