President Saleh chairs joint meeting of GPC and DNCP

SANA'A, Oct. 15 (Saba) - President Ali Abdullah Saleh chaired on Saturday a joint meeting of the General People Congress (GPC)'s general committee and the Democratic National Coalition Parties (DNCP) supreme council.The President addressed to the attendees, pointing to the significant and historic circumstances the country is going through that exaggerated the interrelated political, security, economic and social crises employed by the coup forces and outlaw elements against the security, stability and unity of Yemen.Today's meeting must deal responsibly with the sabotage escalation acts and the unlicensed demonstrations that turned into hostile acts against citizens and private and public properties in the capital and in some provinces, the President said.Saleh said that the meeting would discuss the developments of the country's political crisis in the light of the discussions in the UN diplomatic corridors on the proposals of the British representative in Security Council about Yemen's crisis as well as the steps taken to carry out the Gulf initiative.After discussing several issues on the current national situation, the GPC's general committee and DNCP's supreme council called on all patriot political powers to be reasonable in encountering such crisis and support the Vice President's efforts to be solved via dialogue and in accordance with the Gulf initiative.Moreover, they stressed the commitment to their declared positions with the Gulf initiative as a base to reach a desired consensual solution.The meeting approved a call to convene an extraordinary session of the GPC permanent committee in the presence of the DNCP's leaders on Tuesday. It aims to continue discussions on the meeting's pending issues and make the required decisions.AF