Almotamar.net, Saba - In an interview with the Russian newspaper Frimia Novosti, President Ali Abdullah Saleh said that his visit to Russia was successful on all fronts.
Saleh said the outcomes of the visit reflected the keenness of the two countries to refresh their deep-rooted ties.
He renewed calls on Russian investors to invest in Yemen particularly in the fields of energy, fish and gas and oil, assuring them they will receive all facilitations.
Regarding the fight against piracy off Somalia's coast, President Saleh said there should be major international efforts to hinder pirate attack, pointing to a Yemeni initiative to set up a region anti-piracy center to share information about anti-piracy operations.
In reply to a question on Yemen's role in healing the rift between the rival Palestinian factions, President Saleh said Yemen is making great efforts to reconcile Palestinians, a move that comes within Yemen's interest in the establishment of pan-Arab integration.
Welcoming US President Barak Obama's decision to close the US prison at the Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Saleh renewed calls to release the Yemeni detainees at the jail as soon as possible, saying Yemen is ready to receive its nationals and rehabilitate them.
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh arrived in Moscow Tuesday on the second leg of an overseas trip he kicked on Monday. Syria was the start of Saleh's tour.
He held talks with his Russian counterpart and senior officials that focused on means to promote bilateral cooperation in various fields particularly in the military and economic areas.
The countries also discussed the latest developments in the Middle East and African Horn as well as issues of mutual concern.
On Thursday night, President left Moscow heading to Tajikistan where he will discuss with Tajik president and officials bilateral economic ties.
On Monday, Saleh will fly to Indonesia on the final stop his trip.
In the country, President Saleh will attend the fifth World Islamic Economic Forum on "Food, Energy and Finance Security.
A Saudi aggression fighter jet targeted a citizen's car driving in Fara area of Kutaf district in Saada province overnight, killing the driver and injuring his friend, a security official said on Monday.
Scores of Saudi enemy soldiers were killed and injured on Sunday when the army and popular forces repelled a Saudi military attempt to sneak into Shurfah site in the border province of Najran, a military official said.
The operation was accomplished successfully against the Saudi
Saudi aggression warplanes have launched more than 49 airstrikes over the past hours on several residential areas across Yemen, a security official said on Sunday.
The airstrikes targeted the areas of Malahiz and Husama in Dhahir district, and areas Thuban, Masahif and Sdad in Bakim district of northern Saada province.