Yemeni president refuses to sign GCC deal

SANAA, May 22 (Xinhua) — Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh on Sunday refused to sign a power-transition deal brokered by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) leaders, an aide to Saleh told Xinhua.

“President Ali Abdullah Saleh sent a short message to visiting GCC Secretary-General Abdullatif al-Zayani, telling him his final word that he refuses to sign the deal that requires his resignation within a month,” the official said on condition of anonymity.

Source: Xinhua.
Link: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english2010/world/2011-05/22/c_13888377.htm.

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