President meets ambassador [Archives:2002/12/Local News]

March 18 2002

President Ali Abdullah Saleh met the British Ambassador last Thursday. Yemeni official sources said they discussed the bilateral relationship as well as the question of extradition of abu al-Hamza, wanted by Yemen for terrorist acts.
The letter which Saleh received from the British government stressed Britain’s interest in strengthening relations with Yemen and on cracking down on terrorism.
Britain said it will not accept terrorist acts against Yemen from the UK.
Reliable sources told YT that they also discussed the issue of around 15 Brits detained in Yemen.