Wednesday, February 2, 2011

After Egypt, Yemen's President Also Agree To Not Run For Another Term

Yemen's Saleh Agrees Not To Run Again. Is That Good Enough For Protesters? -- Christian Science Monitor

Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh declared Wednesday that he would not seek reelection in 2013, but protesters plan to keep on demonstrating.

Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh announced today in an emergency parliamentary meeting that he would not run again in Yemen’s upcoming presidential election in 2013. The move is being seen as a major concession to Yemen’s political opposition after Tunisia-inspired protests have broken out across the country over the past two weeks.

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More News On Yemen

Yemen president says won't extend term or pass to son -- Reuters
Yemeni President Will Not Seek New Term -- Voice of America
Yemen's president says he won't seek re-election or hand power to son -- CNN
Yemen's Saleh says he'll step down in 2013 -- Politico
Yemen Leader Summons Parliament -- Wall Street Journal
Yemen’s Leader Pledges Not to Seek Re-election -- New York Times
Yemen president says won't stand for another term -- AFP
Yemeni President Promises to Quit in 2013 -- Spiegel Online
Yemen opposition party says protests to go on -- Reuters
Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh 'to quit in 2013' -- BBC
Yemen president to step down -- The Telegraph
Watching Yemen -- Time Magazine

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