Saleh and Afewerki hold Aden talks

ADEN, Nov. 23 (Saba) – President Ali Abdullah Saleh and his Eritrean counterpart Isaias Afewerki held talks on Tuesday in Yemen's business capital of Aden. They discussed the bilateral relationship and ways to strengthen cooperation in all areas in the light of the outcomes of their last summit in Asmara, with a focus on activating the joint committees in areas such as fishing and trade exchange. Moreover, they exchanged viewpoints towards regional issues topped by the situation in the African horn, and especially in Somalia, affirming their keenness to coordinate efforts to serve their countries and the regional security and stability. After the talks, Afewerki left Yemen following his visit during which he attended the opening ceremony of the 20th Gulf football cup on Monday. MD/FRSaba