Yemen militia leader says holding indirect talks with Saudi Arabia

March 15, 2015 6:51 PM

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SANAA (Reuters) - Yemen's Houthi militia leader said on Sunday the group was engaged in indirect talks with neighbor Saudi Arabia, Yemeni state news agency Saba reported.

It is the first known dialogue between the Shi'ite Muslim group and the neighboring Sunni regional powerhouse since the Houthis took over much of Yemen last year.

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