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Yemenis danced in the streets

Yemen’s Saleh signs deal to give up power

RIYADH (Reuters) Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh signed a deal on Wednesday under which he will step down after 33 years in power canada goose clearance and 10 months of protests against his rule that brought the country to the brink of civil war.

Anti government protesters react as they celebrate the signing by Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh of canada goose deals a deal to step 2018 canada goose outlet down in Sanaa November 23, 2011. REUTERS/Khaled buy canada goose jacket cheap Abdullah

Celebrations erupted in the capital Sanaa as Saleh inked the agreement that made canadian goose jacket him the fourth leader to be forced from power in 10 months of mass protests that have swept the Arab canada goose coats on sale world. Yemenis danced in the streets, set off canada goose store fireworks and waved flags as canada goose outlet store locations Saleh finally agreed Canada Goose sale to step down.

Under the agreement, signed with opposition leaders at a ceremony hosted by Saudi King Abdullah at the royal palace in Riyadh, Saleh will immediately transfer his powers to his deputy, Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi. In return he will retain the title of president until a new head of state is elected.

declare the turning of a new page in the history of Yemen, Saudi King Abdullah said in a brief statement before the signing ceremony, also attended by Crown Prince Nayef.

Arabia will remain the best supporter for Yemen, the king added.

Hadi would form a new government with the opposition and call an early presidential election within three months.

is as honorable an exit as he (Saleh) can get, considering the circumstances, said Ghanem Nusseibeh, a London based analyst. the key thing is how the deal will be implemented and if the coalition government will be strong enough to take charge of the canada goose whole country, he added.

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represents Canada Goose Coats On Sale an important step forward for the Yemeni people, who deserve the opportunity to determine Canada Goose Parka their own future, President Barack Obama said in a statement.

The Pentagon said the United States and Yemen would continue to work together against militants. the political instability in Yemen, we have been able to preserve important counter terrorism relationships with that country.

In Brussels, EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said Saleh signing of the deal Canada Goose Outlet should open the way to national reconciliation and a transition to democracy.

agreement is only the canada goose black friday sale beginning, but it is a very important canadagooseparkasoutlet beginning. It allows the Yemeni people the much needed hope that their country can turn a page in its history and embrace a new buy canada goose jacket future, she said in a statement.

Saudi state television broadcast live the signing ceremony, where Saleh was shown chatting and sipping traditional coffee with King Abdullah. Saleh spent three months in Riyadh undergoing treatment following an assassination attempt in June.

The attempt on Saleh life came after he ducked out of the deal, which ushered canada goose coats in street battles that devastated parts of his capital Sanaa. Security Council to ensure the implementation of the accord, brokered by Yemen Gulf Arab neighbors.

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A protester shouts and gestures during a demonstration against proposed immunity for Yemen’s President Ali Abdullah Saleh under a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) sponsored deal for his ouster in Sanaa November 23, 2011. Canada Goose online REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

MONTHS OF BLOODSTAINED PROTESTS Hundreds of people have been killed during months of protests seeking Saleh ouster. The political deadlock has reignited simmering conflicts with separatists and militants, raising fears Canada Goose Jackets that Yemen al Qaeda wing could take a Canada Goose Online foothold on the borders of Saudi Arabia, the world top oil exporter. and European diplomats.

A Yemeni official had said on Tuesday that the accord was facing cheap Canada Goose opposition from some senior politicians in Saleh General People Congress (GPC).

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Saudi fears about chaos in Yemen are shared by Washington, which regards the country as a front line against canada goose replica al Qaeda and long backed Saleh as a key to its campaign against Islamist militants.

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