Wednesday, February 22, 2012

EU Parliament Speaker: February 21 is historic day for Yemen

BRUSSELS, Feb.22 (Saba)- Speaker of European Parliament, Martin Schulz, has considered February 21 a historic day for Yemen.
In a statement released Wednesday in Brussels, Schulz pointed out that the participation in the election highlighted the presence of overwhelming support for the process of democratic transition, congratulating Yemeni people on the success of the election.
 “The new Yemeni government is now facing many challenges including the fight against poverty, strengthening the internal security and combating terrorism”, he added.
He called on Yemen neighboring countries, the European Union and the international community to support the Yemeni government to address these issues.

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