President Saleh receives letter from Sarkozy

SANA’A, March 20 (Saba) – President Ali Abdullah Saleh received on Friday a written letter from the President of France Nicolas Sarkozy. The letter dealt with mutual cooperation ties between the two countries and horizons of boosting and improving them. The French President hailed the significant level of relations between his country and Yemen based on the confidence and partnership, confirming France’s keenness to strengthen these relations in various fields. Sarkozy praised also the fruitful results of the last visit of his Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner to Yemen, mentioning it is an evidence for both countries’ efforts to enhance their joint cooperation fields. In his letter, He also expressed aspiration to exchange discussions with President Saleh during his planned visit to France. Sarkozy congratulated Saleh on his birthday, wishing him further health, happiness and for the Yemeni people progress and prosperity. NN/YA Saba