Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh called for early presidential elections and reiterated his commitment to a power transfer deal aimed at ending months of anti-government protests on Sunday in a move that is unlikely to appease demonstrators.
REUTERS - Yemeni President Abdullah Ali Saleh called for early elections on Sunday in his first speech since returning to Yemen but his latest peace formula is unlikely to appease protesters who want nothing less than his immediate departure.
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh says he is committed to power transfer deal
Traditional Arab head gear covered most of Saleh’s head and neck while an elaborate flower arrangement hid his hands in an apparent bid to disguise injuries sustained in a June bombing of the presidential palace.
Date created : 2011-09-25