Almotamar.net - Assistant Secretary General of the ruling General People’s Congress (GPC) party in Yemen Dr Ahmed Ubeid bin Daghr has revealed attempts of extortion the GPC is exposed to by Joint Meeting Parties (JMP), just four months before the date of the parliamentary elections in Yemen scheduled on 27 next April.
While Bin Daghr has confirmed that the option of postponing of the elections is no longer on table, he expected that some parties of the JMP would take part in the elections, specifically the Yemeni Congregation for Reform (Islah) party, saying its leadership is experienced and definitely it has read the events with perspective different than its other partners in the JMP.
He added that stance is a matter angering the extremists current inside the JMP, expressing at the same time his hope of giving precedence to the voice of reason in the JMP to voices of the extremists that they do not find a place for themselves except in the cases of trouble.
In an interview to the Yemeni 26 September weekly newspaper published in its latest issue , Dr Bin Daghr said, “ Stability in Yemen is what we in the GPC work for, for what it represents of high national need and interest and as it is a people’s demand and only the idiot would call for anarchy.”
Dr Bin Daghr has also revealed that parties of the JMP, and before their hindering of the dialogue, have put the condition of secrecy of the dialogue process and impractical conditions with raising their ceiling against concessions of the GPC. He pointed out that narrow-mindedness of the JMP leaderships, the volume of contradictions controlling relations of among its parties and their narrow partisan calculations, have led to their disagreement on a unified stand and this condition was one of the causes of hindering he dialogue by the JMP.
The leading member of the GPC has reiterated the call on the JMP for an open, continuous and public dialogue on basis of national constants and respect of the constitution.
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The operation was accomplished successfully against the Saudi
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