SANA’A, March 12, 2011, President Ali Abdullah Saleh has chaired a meeting of the National Defence Council (NDC) which was attended by a number of senior officials.
In the meeting, the council reviewed the latest developments taking place in the country, primarily the results of the national conference, including an initiative presented by President Saleh on political system.
The council approved executive steps to apply the initiative.
It also expressed appreciation for the positive attitude of the European Union, which hailed the President’s initiative.
The council called on all political parties in the opposition to stop illusion and miscalculations, considering they are working to escalate the crisis and increase the political tensions.
In addition, the council ordered the government to immediately take the procedures for the distribution of 60,000 jobs that were already announced and empower young people in those jobs.