General Anthony C. Zinni Visits Yemen [Archives:2000/22/Local News]

May 29 2000

A press release by the US embassy in Sana’a on May 27 confirmed that General Anthony C. Zinni, Commander in Chief, US Central Command, was paying an official visit to Yemen, May 28.
During his visit he would call on Yemen’s senior officials to review areas of military cooperation. Yemen’s progress towards democracy, its human rights initiatives, economic reform program and responsible international policies have led to increasing cooperation between Yemen and the United States. The developing ties between the U.S. and Yemeni military are part of the two countries overall efforts to strengthen bilateral relations.
General Zinni is retiring from the service and is making a final visit to bid farewell to Yemen, and express his appreciation for the high level of cooperation he has enjoyed.