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On November 18, 2019, the Swedish Embassy in Russia hosted a meeting with Peter Semneby, Swedish Special Envoy to Middle East and North Africa.

The meeting was attended by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, Alexander Shumilin, RIAC Expert, Head of Europe-Middle East Center at RAS Institute of Europe, Sergey Serebrov, Senior Researcher, Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, as well as the staff of the Swedish Embassy in Russia.

On November 18, 2019, the Swedish Embassy in Russia hosted a meeting with Peter Semneby, Swedish Special Envoy to Middle East and North Africa.

The meeting was attended by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, Alexander Shumilin, RIAC Expert, Head of Europe-Middle East Center at RAS Institute of Europe, Sergey Serebrov, Senior Researcher, Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences, as well as the staff of the Swedish Embassy in Russia.

The discussion focused on the current state, current dynamics and prospects for resolving the conflict in Yemen, the role of regional forces (Saudi Arabia, Iran, the United Arab Emirates) and external players (the USA, Russia, the European Union, UN) in search of models and options for achieving peace. Particular attention was paid to the possibilities of cooperation between Russia and the European Union on the Yemen vector. The meeting was moderated by Malena Mård, Ambassador of Sweden to Russia.

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