Yemen holds talks with Europe
President Ali Abdullah Saleh met on Sunday the ambassador of Britain Michael Gifford and the Dutch ambassador and the Chargé d'affaires of the European Commission, according to SABA.
Talks focused on cooperation between Yemen and the European Union and the outcomes of the strategic European-Yemeni dialogue as well as setting up for the next round of dialogue to be held next September. The matter of EU assistance to development and elections in Yemen was talked about. They expressed willingness of EU to support Yemeni political, democratic development process, and to support Supreme Committee for Elections and help it do a good job in the coming local council and presidential elections in 2006.