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Yemen’s Saleh says will leave power

Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh has made vague comments that he is willing to leave power in his first major speech since returning Yemen, but he gives no concrete plan for the future of the country.

world Updated: Oct 09, 2011 00:29 IST

Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh has made vague comments that he is willing to leave power in his first major speech since returning Yemen, but he gives no concrete plan for the future of the country.


It was not the first time Saleh has expressed a willingness to step down amid eight months of mass protests demanding his ouster Still, he has repeatedly refused to resign immediately and rejected a US-backed deal for him to hand over his authority.