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Iran denies ‘secret’ US meeting over Yemen

Tehran, Dec 23 (IANS) Iran’s ambassador to Britain on Saturday denied that Iranian and the US diplomats have secretly met in London recently over Yemen.

Some media outlets reported that diplomats of the two countries have secretly met in London, and the recent Yemeni negotiations in Sweden have been the result of these meetings.

“This news is a mere lie and is completely denied,” Iran’s ambassador to London, Hamid Baeeidinejad, said on his Twitter account on Saturday, Xinhua news agency reported.

On Saturday, Kuwait’s Al-Jarida daily said that the recent talks in Sweden between the conflicting sides in Yemen were the result of “secret communications and meetings” between the Iranian and American officials, mediated by some European countries and Oman.

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