Saleh receives delegation of Sana’a Forum Countries

SANA’A, Nov.21 (Saba) – President Ali Abdullah Saleh received here on Saturday delegation of Sana’a Forum Countries including Sudanese Presidential Advisor Mustafa Ismail, Ethiopian Foreign Minister Seyoum Mesfin, Djibouti Foreign Minister Mahmoud Youssouf and Somali Foreign Minister Ali Ahmed Jama. The meeting discussed a number of issues and developments that concern the bilateral relations between Sana’a Forum Countries as well as the developments in the region, topped by African Horn area and coordinating positions and efforts of the forum countries to serve security and stability in the region. The African officials affirmed their countries’ support to Yemen and its security, stability and unity and considered Yemen’ security and stability as inseparable part of their countries’ security and the region in general. They expressed their confidence in wisdom and ability of President Saleh to overcome all challenges facing Yemen, rejecting any intervention in Yemen’s internal affairs by any other part. Meanwhile, the African official noted that Yemen is an effective partner for their countries and an important element to support security and stability in the region. During the meeting, President Saleh highly valued the forum countries’ supportive positions to our country, voicing the Yemeni people’s appreciation for this honorable position. He affirmed the importance of the role of Sana’a Forum in enhancing the cooperation, partnership and solidarity between its member countries to serve security and stability in the region. BA Saba