President Saleh condoles on victims of Japan earthquake

SANA’A, March 12 (Saba)- President Ali Abdullah Saleh sent on Saturday a cable of condolences to Japan’s Emperor Akihito on the victims of the earthquake disaster witnessed by Japan.In the cable, President Saleh voiced sympathy and solidarity of Yemen’s leadership, government and people with friendly people of Japan and the victims’ families.Powerful earthquake has struck the north-east coast of Japan, triggering a massive tsunami. Officials say 350 people are dead and about 500 missing, but it is feared the final death toll will be much higher.BA