Foreign Minister Linde in secret visit to Yemen

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Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde paid a secret visit to war-torn Yemen yesterday, to meet with members of the Yemeni government.

The visit is very unusual, Swedish Radio News reports, the only other Western minister to visit the country since civil war broke out there five years ago was the then British Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt.

While in Yemen Linde met government representatives, but also representatives from civil society, the EU and UNs special representatives as well as Saudi ministers.

Hear Linde's comments about the conflict and her visit in the report.