U.S. ambassador in Yemen slammed [Archives:2005/851/Local News]

June 16 2005

Yemeni Speaker of Parliament Sheik Abdullah Ahmar called the U.S. ambassador in Sanaa's movements and meetings with tribe leaders, politicians and organizations of the civilian society without notifying the foreign ministry as “a blunt interference in Yemen's domestic affairs.””

The Yemeni news agency SABA quoted Ahmar as saying “”diplomatic norms require that the U.S. ambassador and all other diplomats strictly use diplomatic channels in order to establish contacts within the framework of their work.””

“”As for the American ambassador in Yemen whose meetings are being held without the knowledge of the Yemeni government