SANA'A, March 12, 2011- President Ali Abdullah Saleh presided over on Saturday a meeting gathered the State leaderships and the Higher Security Committee to discuss the current developments at the national arena.
The meeting dealt with what happened yesterday evening from assaults and harassment of citizens by the exciting elements of chaos and riots.
In this regard, Minister of Interior explained to the meeting that a number of chaotic elements of the Joint Meeting Parties (JMPs) have erected tents by force since yesterday afternoon in front of citizens' houses and commercial shops in neighboring zones to the Sana'a University.
This action led to clashes and riots between citizens of the inhabitants of those neighborhoods and resulted in the injuring of 161 security personnel and a number of citizens and protesters, the Interior Minister pointed out.
The attendants also discussed several issues related to the preservation of security, stability, public order and social peace.