Yemen comes close to sign GCC deal: deputy information minister

SANAA, May 18 (Xinhua) — Yemeni Deputy Information Minister Abdul Janadi said in a statement on Wednesday that Yemen is close to sign the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) deal, which may take place within next few hours or days.

“President Ali Abdullah Saleh agreed earlier today to sign the deal, initially announced in early April, but meetings and dialogue should be held with the opposition over its terms before finalizing the GCC plan,” said Janadi.

“What I can tell media now is that Yemen is close to sign a power-sharing deal,” he said, adding that “This may take place within the coming hours or days. We are not in such a hurry, but we hope that everything goes OK.” read more

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