Yemeni president reassures Saudi king of his improving health: report
Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh who was treated in the Saudi capital reassured Saudi Arabian King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud of his health conditions by phone Tuesday, Yemeni official Saba news agency reported.
During the conversation, King Abdullah reaffirmed the Kingdom's stance in supporting the unity, security and stability of Yemen, Xinhua quoted the report.
For his part, President Saleh reassured the king of his improving health condition, and appealed to the king to stand by the Yemenis in their current political crisis and help the Yemeni government overcome it.
Saleh, who has been in a military hospital in Riyadh for recuperation from injuries he sustained from a bomb blast, which hit his palace in Sanaa on June 3, expressed gratitude to the king for his fraternal feelings and care towards him and other wounded high-ranking officials.
The president, 69, has confronted five-month-long protests across the country, demanding an immediate end to his 33-year rule.