Saleh, Ahmadinejad discuss situations in the region

SANA’A, July 22 ( Saba)- President Ali Abdullah Saleh received on Friday evening a telephone call from Iranian President Mahmud Ahmadinejad, in which they discussed situations development in the region in light of Israeli attacks on the Lebanese and Palestinian peoples . The Iranian President confirmed his country’s support for the Palestinian and Lebanese peoples in particular and for all Arab nation in generalencounter the Israeli aggressions. He emphasized importance of strengthening Arab and Islamic solidarity to confront all challenges. President Saleh reaffirmed his call for Arab and Islamic countries to exert their efforts to convince Security Council to restrain Israeli aggressionsand to adopt the Arab and Islamic initiatives to settle peace in the region. NN/NS SABA