Five Yemen ambassadors want Saleh's departure: envoy

21st March 2011, Comments 0 comments

Five ambassadors from Yemen posted in Europe on Monday wrote to embattled President Ali Abdullah Saleh to ask him to resign, the Yemeni ambassador to France announced.

The ambassadors posted in Paris, Brussels, Geneva, Berlin and London as well as the Yemeni consul in Frankfurt "sent a message to President Saleh urging him to respond to the demands of the people and resign to avert bloodshed," Khaled al-Akwaa said.

He added that the Yemeni ambassador to Cuba also signed on.

© 2011 AFP

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