Almotamar.net - Sana'a- President Ali Abdullah Saleh has on Wednesday welcomed beforehand supposed issuance of a statement by the UN Security Council concerning the political crisis in Yemen. The President has also accused the extremist forces and the for4ces violating the constitutional legitimacy inside the Joint Meeting Parties (JMP) and their partners of creating events of violence and clashes and using the youth as human shields for heavily armed demonstrations and causing killed and wounded persons, believing that by that they could get political gains and obtain resolutions.
President Saleh has emphasized that the solution of Yemen problems would not come from abroad but rather from inside, accusing the extremists and those violating the law and order and the constitutional legitimacy of procrastination in the talks for a political solution and sitting together at dialogue table.
In his address during presiding over a meeting of the extraordinary meeting of the main Standing Committee of the General People's Congress (GPC) in Sana'a on Wednesday, the President expressed anew his readiness to sign the GCC initiative, demanding offering Gulf, European and American guarantees for implementing the Gulf initiative on the ground.
President Saleh has also criticized the parties of the JMP of their non-cooperation with his Vice President Abed Rabu Mansour Hadi during 112 days the President spent in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for treatment following the terrorist attack on the Mosque of the Presidency House on 3 June 2011. He criticized them of revenge acts, attacking electric power lines in Mareb and attacking and robbing military camps in Nahm, Ibn Ghailan and Arhab as well as attacking the security in Taiz and urging for occupying the Presidential Palace in Taiz and the government complex and the fall of Abyan province, pointing out to documents exposing their cooperation and coordination with al-Qaeda organization for the fall of Zanjibar city in the hands of al-Qaeda organization.
Hundreds of thousands of Yemenis descended Thursday (Aug 24) on Sanaa in a major show to celebrate of the 35th anniversary of the General People's Congress (GPC) founding anniversary.
The rally marking 35 years since the founding the General People's Congress (GPC).
The streets of the capital, waving the blue flag of the GPC and carrying pictures of Saleh the leader of GPC.
At least 71 citizens were killed and wounded by warplanes from the Saudi-led aggression coalition on Sanaa province early on Wednesday morning, a security official said.
The air strikes hit a hotel in Bait al-Edhari area in Arhab district,
Saudi aggression warplanes launched seven air strikes on Saada province overnight, an official said on Wednesday.
The targeted places were the regular road in Al-Sheikh area of Monabah district, Alhbrah area of Razeh district, the directorate of Al-Taher and Shada directorate.
The strikes severely damaged civilian properties, said the official.
Armed forces' spokesman Brigadier General, Sharaf Luqman said the army and popular forces have provided the greatest sacrifices to defend the homeland against Saudi-led aggression forces, stressing on maintaining the internal unity.
In a press statement on Monday, Luqman said that the historical steadfastness and the cohesion of the Yemeni people represent the first defense line against the aggression states.