In August, United Nations envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths announced to the world and the Security Council that consultations between the legitimate Yemeni government and the putschists would be held in the first week of September in Geneva to pave the way for a political solution and end the armed conflict that has been ongoing since 2014.
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Amal Abdulaziz Al–Hazani is a professor at King Saudi University and a writer for al-Sharq al-Awsat. She tweets @Alhazzani_Amal.