Yemen talks with Shiite rebels `fail`: President envoy

Talks with Shiite rebels, who have set up armed protest camps in the Yemeni capital, have "failed" after they rejected a proposed government of technocrats, the president`s negotiating team said.

Sanaa: Talks with Shiite rebels, who have set up armed protest camps in the Yemeni capital, have "failed" after they rejected a proposed government of technocrats, the president`s negotiating team said.

The rebels "rejected all the proposals presented to them," the team`s spokesman Abdulmalek al-Mikhlafi said.

"It seems like the Huthis have intentions for a war," he told AFP, referring to the Zaidi Shiite rebels who have fighting government troops in the northern mountains on and off since 2004.

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