VP, US President Assistant review national developments

SANA'A, Sep. 15 (Saba) - Vice President Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi received Thursday a phone call from Assistant to US President for Counterterrorism John Brennan, reviewing the latest national developments.Brennan expressed the American administration's congratulations on the great victory the armed forces have achieved against al-Qaeda, stressing the United States support for Yemen in its war against terrorism until eradicate such terrorist organization. He said that President Barack Obama's administration asserted its lasting support for the security, stability and unity of Yemen.Speaking on the mandate decree of President Ali Abdullah Saleh to the Vice President, the US official emphasized the US keenness on succeeding the dialogue that would lead to ending the political, security and economic crisis in the country as soon as possible.For his part, the Vice President reiterated that Yemen would pursue al-Qaeda in its all strongholds wherever they are till being wiped out from the country. He pointed to the great losses Yemen has sustained in such war in individuals, munitions and infrastructure in addition to hindering the economic, tourist and development sectors that are the bases of the Yemeni national economy. AF