Yemenis able to overcome current crucial stage, President Saleh

SANA’A, August 29 (Saba)- President Ali Abdullah Saleh said on Monday evening that the Yemeni people can find several constitutional solutions to overcome the current crucial stage of the country. In an address to the Yemeni people and the Arab and Islamic peoples on the occasion of the Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, President Saleh said "As the important national role took by Vice President Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi is successful, we can find many of the constitutional solutions to overcome this dangerous phase of the history of our people, which threatening our unity, freedom and democracy". "The road is clearer to determine the priorities for the implementation of the next steps within the framework of respect for the Constitution and to comply with the maintenance of constitutional legitimacy", he added. Saleh went on to say: "We Yemenis have correct and accurate knowledge to the best interests of the people and the country ..... and a clear view that has been declared and committed by us in previous initiatives, including the initiative of the Gulf Cooperation Council and a statement of the UN Security Council, to apply deferred legal and constitutional duties and prepare for free elections of a new president of the country". President Saleh pointed out that he had authorized the General Committee of the General People's Congress to hold talks with the leadership of the Joint Meeting Parties, the foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council member states and the US and EU ambassadors to Yemen for agreeing on an operational mechanism to apply the GCC initiative and sign it without procrastination or delay. Saba