Obama: Yemen's Saleh must transfer power

25th May 2011, Comments 0 comments

US President Barack Obama Wednesday called on Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh to "immediately" honour his promise to transfer power, amid rising violence between the government and the opposition.

"We call upon President Saleh to move immediately on his commitment to transfer power," Obama said, in a joint press conference with British Prime Minister David Cameron in London.

© 2011 AFP

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