Saturday, June 20, 2015

"Fistfight breaks out at Yemen peace talks"

Probably not auspicious.
From France 24:

 © AFP / Fabrice Coffrini I A representative of South Yemen throws a shoe at members of a rebel delegation during clashes at a press conference on Yemen peace talks in Geneva on June 18, 2015 
A fistfight erupted on the sidelines of peace talks in Geneva Thursday between supporters of different warring factions in Yemen, underlining the divisions that have thwarted United Nations efforts to broker a truce in the near three-month conflict.

Yemeni opponents of the Houthi forces that drove the government into exile interrupted a news conference by Houthi officials, throwing shoes and insulting them as “criminals” and “dogs” who were “killing the children of south Yemen”....MORE