Arab Spring brought destruction: Saleh
Sanaa, Apr 22: Yemen’s deposed leader says the Arab Spring revolts that swept the region last year brought “destruction” to the nations in which they took place.
Ali Abdullah Saleh say Yemen’s own yearlong revolt cost billions of dollars in lost revenues.
Saleh also criticized what he said was “biased” implementation of the power-transfer deal that saw him step down in February, and said it could ignite a new crisis. This was an apparent response to new President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi’s moves to purge the security forces of the ex-leader’s loyalists.
Saleh’s Saturday night comments came in an address to university graduates and were reported by aides who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to the media.
Lastupdate on : Sun, 22 Apr 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 22 Apr 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Mon, 23 Apr 2012 00:00:00 IST
- MORE FROM WORLD
'Ruling Party Blackmailing New Delhi For Power'
Islamabad (Anantnag), Apr 22: Coming down heavily on National Conference (NC) for plunging the state into “misgovernance and corruption”, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) (President), Mehbooba Mufti today More
- Srinagar City
R&B annually spends millions to lay Zebra stripes on roadsides, footpaths
Srinagar, Apr 22: In a cash-starved City where government has no money to undertake much needed road widening projects, ahead of reopening of Durbar offices here, millions of rupees are spend on painting More
‘Process to be completed in 3 months’
Jammu, Apr 22: The implementation of ambitious National Population Register (NPR) project which recently received the state cabinet nod has been taken up on war footing in Jammu and Kashmir as the Centre More
- South Asia
Kabul, Apr 22: Afghan and US officials finalised a long-awaited strategic partnership deal Sunday that is meant to set forth guidelines for US involvement in Afghanistan as forces draw down, the two governments More
Sanaa, Apr 22: Yemen’s deposed leader says the Arab Spring revolts that swept the region last year brought “destruction” to the nations in which they took place. Ali Abdullah Saleh say Yemen’s own More