Saturday, April 23, 2011

UNITED STATES - Obama ready to let go of the President of Yemen

The tide is turning in the White House. "Having long supported the Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, the Obama now believes that it is unable to conduct the necessary reforms should be pushed out," notes the New York Times. Until last week, the U.S. maintained their valuable ally in the Middle East, especially because it was considered a cornerstone in the fight against the Yemeni branch of Al Qaeda.

"Today the ongoing negotiations in Sanaa is on the scheduled departure of the Yemeni President and the handover to his vice president until elections could be held," reports the New York daily. Also according llui, the U.S. would even studying the possibility to smuggle the Yemeni president and his family to a third country.

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