US supports Yemen wish to join WTO
The United States on Saturday expressed support to Yemen’s wish to join the World Trade Organization (WTO). The U.S. support was voiced by the U.S. State Department’s Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy David A. Gross during a meeting with Yemen's Deputy Premier Ahmed Sofan.
According to SABA, the two officials held talks focusing on aspects of future cooperation between Yemen and United States in the field of telecommunications and information technologies. They discussed the topics of the forthcoming international summit on the Information Society that will be hosted by Tunisia next November and efforts of Yemen to join the WTO.
Sofan briefed the U.S. official on the status of the Yemeni telecommunication and information technologies and polices of the government in that respect.