Saleh meets Japanese parliament members

TOKYO, Nov 07, (Saba) – President Ali Abdullah Saleh met here on Monday with a number of the Japanese parliament headed by the chairman of the Yemeni-Japanese Friendship parliament Assembly Masio Fokoda.
The meeting discussed the bilateral cooperative relations and the means of developing them.
President Saleh appreciated the Japanese support to strengthen the democracy and development and its important role in stabilizing peace in the region and the world.
The president stated that Yemen supports Japan to get the permanent membership in the International Security Council.
The meeting was attended by the Minister of State Abdullah Al-Bashiri, parliament member Motaher Alhejri, Yemeni Ambassador to Tokyo Ali Al-Saqaf and the Japanese Ambassador to Sana’a Yuichi Ishii.