26 SEPTEMBER: Sanaa (Weekly) 13-11-97. (Yemeni Armed Forces) [Archives:1997/46/Press Review]

November 17 1997

News Review: 1- The President held successful talks with Queen Elizabeth; British PM commended Yemen’s democratization 2- Consultative Council proposes several measures to combat blood feuds including the declaration of general reconciliation 3- Head of newly formed Supreme Elections Committee emphasizes adherence to election laws 4- Minister of Interior: “The accused in the Aden explosions will appear before court by the middle of next week.” “The authorities are trying to release kidnapped American Steve Carpenter.” 5- Ministry of Education investigates Pakistani School in Sanaa for operating without license. 6- 65,000 graduates will do national service this year. 7- Minister of Labor: “Aden Free Zone will create 18,000 new jobs.” 8- Agreement to encourage and protect investments signed by Yemen and Iraq.