President Saleh chairs National Defense Council meeting

SANA’A, Jan 14 (Saba) – President Ali Abdullah Saleh chaired here on Wednesday a meeting for the National Defense Council (NDC) attended by senior government officials including Vice President Abdu Mansour Hadi. The meeting discussed a range of topics related to the promotion of development, and results of the Regional Inter-Governmental Conference on Democracy, Human Rights and the Role of the International Criminal Court. In addition, the meeting discussed the Jeddah Treaty on demarcating the Yemeni-Saudi borders and the much of it put into effect. NDC further discussed the recent rise of the prices of essential commodities such as wheat and the measures that should be taken to control prices and punish the persons and firms responsible for the increase of prices. The meeting finally thanked all those involved in the arrangement for the democracy conference. AA/NM/KMSABA