November 23rd, 2011
07:41 AM ET

Yemen president to give up powers, embassy says

Executive powers in Yemen will be transferred to Vice President Abdo Rabu Mansour Hadi immediately after President Ali Abdullah Saleh signs an agreement in Saudi Arabia, a spokesman for the Embassy of the Republic of Yemen in Washington said in a statement Wednesday.

Saleh arrived in Saudi Arabia Wednesday for the signing ceremony, spokesman Mohammed Albasha said.

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  1. Joey Isotta-Fraschini

    Ali Abdullah Saleh to give up power in Yemen? This sounds too good to be true, or is it? This clown renegged before and don't be surprised if he does it again!

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