President Saleh to Al-Jazeera TV “USS Cole Incident Investigations are Completed” [Archives:2001/37/Front Page]

September 10 2001

President Ali Abdulla Saleh strongly denied that American investigators of the USS Cole suicide bombing attack last October requested the interrogation of Yemeni high-ranked military officials and Islamic leaders. He told Al-Jazeerah Satellite Channel last Wednesday that Americans do not have the right to interrogate Yemeni people whoever they are as this is basically impossible. Besides, the president called upon Arab countries to support Palestine Intifadah which is fighting against the Israeli aggression. He also called for setting up the Arab Defense Treaty as well as boycotting companies dealing with Israel.
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