General Yahia Saleh
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Nephew insists Yemen's President Saleh will return

The Yemeni President, Ali Abdullah Saleh, is in Saudi Arabia undergoing treatment for injuries he received in attack on his compound on 3 June.

Amid ongoing civil unrest which continues to claim lives in Yemen, there has been speculation that he will not return.

But in an interview with the BBC's Lina Sinjab, his nephew, the chief of staff for central security, has denied this.

General Yahia Saleh said: "Of course he will be back after he recovers. There are official preparations to receive him".

  • 11 Jun 2011
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