Yemeni president, ruling party agree to sign GCC power- transition deal Wednesday: official

08:20, May 19, 2011      

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Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh and his ruling party agreed to sign the Gulf Cooperation Council ( GCC) deal on Wednesday while the opposition is still considering and discussing it, and the signing ceremony may be held in the next few hours, an official of Presidential Palace told Xinhua.

The official said that Saleh will sign the deal as president of ruling party at first, and after the opposition inks it, he will also sign it as Yemeni president.

Meanwhile, the opposition spokesman told Xinhua that their officials are in a meeting, and the opposition has not made the final decision.

Source: Xinhua
 
 
     
 
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