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Yahya Doad (2nd R), a member of the General Committee of the General People's Congress Party, and Mohammed Abdul-Salam (2nd L), head of the Houthi delegation to scheduled peace talks in Kuwait, gesture after they finish a news conference at Sanaa Airport, Yemen, April 20, 2016. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi

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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Delayed peace talks between the Yemeni government and Houthi militants aimed at ending a year-long conflict will begin on Thursday, U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said.

"The Yemeni peace negotiations will start tomorrow in Kuwait under the auspices of the United Nations," Dujarric told reporters on Wednesday.

(Reporting by Louis Charbonneau)

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