Geneva, Aug. 14 -- United nations Secretary general's spokesperson Stephane Dujarric has has called upon all parties in conflict in the Yemeni city of Aden to "exercise maximum restraint" and follow international law.

He said that UN is closely following the developments in Yemen.

"We continue to urge all parties to exercise maximum restraint and to adhere to international humanitarian law and international human rights law. " Mr Dujarric said adding that UN welcomes the initiative by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to convene a meeting in Jeddah between the relevant stakeholders to resolve their differences through dialogue.

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