President Saleh meets FBI director

SANA’A, April 09 (Saba)- President Ali Abdullah Saleh met on Wednesday Director of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Robert Muller. Mutual cooperation relations and joint cooperation ties between Yemen and the United States of America, especially combating terrorism, were discussed. Muller hailed the existing partnership between the two countries, confirming the US support for Yemen’s efforts in combating terrorism fields. He indicated that the strong, united and stable Yemen serves security and stability of the region and the world, expressing admiration of Yemen’s advance in democracy and developmental fields. On his part, President Saleh confirmed Yemen’s interest to boost its relations and joint cooperation ties with the US to serve common interests of the two countries. He also renewed Yemen’s demand of the US to extradite Mohammed Ali al-Moayyid and his colleague Mohammed Zaid, who are detained in one of US jails, to Yemen, in addition to other Yemeni prisoners in Guantanamo Bay. NN/AM Saba