23 Apr '11, 9pm

US urges Yemen power transfer: WASHINGTON: The United States on Saturday urged Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Sal...

US urges Yemen power transfer: WASHINGTON: The United States on Saturday urged Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Sal...

WASHINGTON: The United States on Saturday urged Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh to immediately begin the process to ensure a peaceful transfer of power in his country rocked by months of protests. "President Saleh has publicly expressed his willingness to engage in a peaceful transfer of power; the timing and form of this transition should be identified through dialogue and begin immediately," State Department spokesman Mark Toner said in a statement. His comments came after a senior official for Yemen's ruling General People's Congress said the party has accepted a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) plan under which Saleh would stand down. The Gulf plan would see Saleh submit his resignation to parliament within 30 days, with a presidential vote to be held within two months. "The GPC and its allies have accepted the GCC initiative in its entirety," said Soltan al-Barakani...

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