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Obama confirms support  of America for security of Yemen

Obama confirms support of America for security of Yemen

[06/September/2009]


SANA'A, Sep.06 (Saba)-US President Barack Obama has confirmed support of the United Stated for the unity and security of Yemen.

In his letter to President Ali Abdullah Saleh, the US leader said that the security of Yemen is a vital topic related to the security of the United Stated of America and the region.

Obama said that the United States would present an initiative to support Yemen to face all its development obstacles and enhance efforts of reforms through International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank (WB) and donors as well as states of the Gulf cooperation council.

The letter was handed over by the Assistant to the US President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism John Brennan during his meeting with president Saleh.

The American leader highlighted current partnership between Yemen and United States in filed of combating terrorism, saying that al Qaeda network is a dangerous on all.

In the meeting, president Saleh reviewed with the US official aspects of the mutual cooperation between the two countries.

The US official valued efforts of Yemen in combating terrorism, affirming concern of America to boost its ties wit Yemen and support efforts of the development process in Yemen.

President Saleh asked the US official to convey his letter to president Obama concerning issues of common concern.

He wished president Obama a good health and further progress and prosperity for the American people.

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