President Receives a letter from his Russian counterpart

SANA’A, August 11(Saba)- President Ali Abdullah Saleh received Monday a hand-written letter from the Russian president Vladimir Putin. It is pertaining to the reinforcement of the bilateral relationships and cooperation. The letter was delivered by Russian envoy Mr. Benjamin Bobouf. It expressed Russian’s gratitude the personal role of president Saleh in accepting Russia a member in the supervising board in the Islamic Congress that was held in Sana’a. The letter also pointed out Yemen role in bringing excellent results to the congress. President Vladimir confirmed the Yemeni- Russian cooperation, the importance that Yemen receives from Russia and the strong historical strands between the two countries. President Saleh conveyed the Russian ambassador his greetings to his counterpart, wishing him ecstasy and the mutual relations to get deepened. AM/AA SABA