Yemen minister hopes for transition deal

Abubakr al-Qirbi says he hopes for a deal on a transition of power.

    Yemeni Foreign Minister Abubakr al-Qirbi said he hopes for a deal on a transition of power in Yemen on Saturday, and that the time frame of a transition by President Ali Abdullah Saleh could be negotiated.

    "I hope it will be today, before tomorrow," Qirbi, who is serving as caretaker foreign minister, told Reuters.

    "I think the time period is something that can be negotiated. It shouldn't be really an obstacle to reach an agreement," Qirbi said.

    SOURCE: Agencies


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Assad to Putin: Thank you for 'saving our country'

    Assad to Putin: Thank you for 'saving our country'

    Russian and Syrian presidents meet to discuss strategy against 'terrorism' and political settlement options.

    Is Saudi Arabia becoming a danger to the region?

    Is Saudi Arabia becoming a danger to the region?

    We talk to US Congressman Ro Khanna about power politics and debate Mohammed bin Salman's new strategy for the Kingdom.

    Gender violence in India: 'Daughters are not a burden'

    Gender violence in India: 'Daughters are not a burden'

    With female foeticide still widespread, one woman tells her story of being mutilated for giving birth to her daughters.