Saleh announces freezing of constitutional amendments

SANA’A, Feb. 02 (Saba)- President Ali Abdullah Saleh announced on Wednesday the freezing of constitutional amendments, denying allegations there is an intention for hereditary rule in Yemen.In a joint meeting of the Parliament and the Shura Council in Sana’a, President Saleh called on the quartet committee, formed by the ruling General People Congress party and the opposition parties, to resume its work and prepare for a comprehensive national dialogue.In addition, President Saleh said the 27 April parliamentary elections would be postponed.He added that he will not seek his re-election in 2013, saying “No to hereditary rule and no to life presidency”.YASaba