President Saleh to tour USA,France,Japan in November

SANA’A, Sept. 15(Saba)- The President Ali Abdullah Saleh due to pay visits to the United States, France, and Japan on November, Foreign
Minister Abu Bakr al-Qirbi said.

During his visit to the United States, which comes in the framework of the presidential diplomatic tour that aims at strengthening
Yemen’sinternational position, Saleh would hold talks to discuss ways of enhancing bilateral cooperation in fields of economy,
security and investment,he added.

“There would not be any bargain related to al-Moayyad and his fellow Zaid as some local newspapers reported”, al-Qirbi asserted.

The foreign minister said that the president also would review with his US president George W. Bush the international and regional issues
and clarify the Yemeni stance toward them, pointing out that Yemen was and would continue to be an active partner in the international
campaign against terrorism.

“Terrorism targets innocent people and terror acts, that have taken place in Yemen, had bad impacts on the economic and tourism growth,”