13 Jun '11, 8am

Yemen's Saleh to address the nation 'very soon' - Straits Times

Yemen's Saleh to address the nation 'very soon' - Straits Times

Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh. -- PHOTO: AFP SANAA - YEMEN'S wounded President Ali Abdullah Saleh, recovering in a Riyadh hospital from a bomb blast, is to address his people 'very soon", the defence ministry's website reported on Monday. Health Minister Abdul Karim Rasei, who visited him on Saturday, said the embattled president would 'very soon speak directly through the media to the Yemeni people.' The president, wounded in an attack on the mosque in his palace compound in Sanaa on June 3, is 'improving each day and is in good health,' said the minister. The president, who has faced four months of protests calling for his ouster, was flown to Riyadh for treatment a day after the explosion. On Saturday, an informed Yemeni source in Riyadh said the 69-year-old leader was in poor condition and suffering breathing problems. But it was later reported that Mr Rasei had '...

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