Sunday, April 24, 2011

The Yemeni government and the opposition will accept the plan of the Cooperation Council

New York. .- Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, has accepted the proposed transition of the Gulf Cooperation Council which involves his resignation within 30 days, as reported by CNN quoting sources at the Yemeni Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Both government and opposition have agreed to a proposal by the Council, but Saleh has yet to sign the agreement, which will provide complete immunity to him and his charges in exchange for his resignation, said the source.

CCG's proposal, submitted on April 21, involves a three-month transition that began with a period of 30 days for the resignation of Salé, would enjoy, like the charges of his regime, a tota legal immunity. After that first month, the power would fall into the hands of a government of national unity that would be in charge of organizing presidential elections held two months later, an election date would mean the completion of the transition.

Saleh, in power since 1978, is the target of protests triggered by the end of January to demand his resignation. Since then they have more than 130 people died as a result of the riots and the police and military repression.

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