The US is going to fight terrorism in cooperation with Yemen

The US are also going to provide Yemen with military and financial support

In brief: The US and Yemeni are going to cooperate in counterterrorism sphere.

The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced the US intentions to intensify relations with Yemen in order to fight terrorism in cooperation. The US also intends to increase military support for Yemen.

According to Mrs. Clinton, Yemen is willing to cooperate in counterterrorism sphere and to establish a political dialogue between two countries. The US and Yemen representatives are going to meet in London next Tuesday to discuss future cooperation and the support of Yemen on a special conference.

Mrs. Clinton also reminded about three-year agreement, signed by USAID and Yemeni government. According to this agreement, the US is going to grant $121 million to the country as the financial support. Also Yemen is going to receive approximately $70 million for the equipment and armament of the national army.

Yemeni Foreign Minister Abu Bakr Al-Kirbi voiced his gratitude to the United States.

Olga Bespalova
2010-01-22 08:53, Society.

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