Maj. Gen. al-Assiri in an interview with Russia’s Sputnik and RIA Novosti news agencies said that ousted yemeni President Saleh as a Yemeni citizen will be subjected to trial based on Yemeni law over the “criminal” coup in the country. The Arab coalition also said that all groups that supported the coup will be considered as one body that led Yemen to the destruction and hardship it is currently facing. Furthermore the Arab coalition added its support to the legitimate government.
President Saleh al-Sammad on Sunday sent a cable of condolences to the President of the Republic of Cuba Raul Castro on the death of former Cuban President Fidel Castro. The President also expressed his and the Yemeni people’s sincere condolences and sympathy to the Fidel Castro’s family and to the Cuban people on the death of the freedom hero Fidel Castro.