President speaks to Russian media

MOSCOW, June 29 (Saba)- President Ali Abdullah Saleh described on Tuesday the Yemeni-Russian relations as distinguished and growing, affirming concern of Yemen to reinforce these mutual relations to serve interests of the two countries. Speaking to the Russian media upon arrival to Moscow, Saleh expressed pleasure to meet the Russian leadership to thrash out with them cooperation ties in all fields. He made clear that he will also discuss the latest developments in the region, topped by Palestine, Somalia and the African Horn as well as coordinating efforts of the two countries in fighting terrorism and sea piracy. President Saleh valued the supportive stance of Russia for Yemen's revolution, unity, security and stability. He renewed welcome for the Russian investment in all fields, affirming the provision of the needed encourage and care to guarantee their success. AMAM Saba