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Withdrawal from Taiz

Wednesday, December 07, 2011 - 01:06

Dec. 7 - Rival military units withdraw from parts of the southern Yemeni city of Taiz. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Withdrawal from Taiz. Forces both opposing and loyal to outgoing President Ali Abdullah Saleh pulled back from some positions in Taiz Wednesday after a bout of fighting there killed at least 20 people. Not everyone thinks the peace will hold. Taiz citizen, saying (Arabic): "The ceasefire resolution is useless, because all the forces are still in their places, and this means the violence will definitely came back." On Wednesday , Yemen's vice president issued a decree to set up a national unity government to prepare for elections. The city's security chief acknowledged that government troops had caused casualties in the city, but said anti-Saleh fighters were extending the fight. Deborah Lutterbeck, Reuters

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Withdrawal from Taiz

Wednesday, December 07, 2011 - 01:06