Obama says Yemen's President Saleh must transfer power

By REUTERS
May 19, 2011 19:44




WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama said on Thursday that Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh must follow through with his commitment to transfer power, and that Bahrain's leaders must create conditions for dialogue with the opposition.

The United States must use all its resources in the months ahead to encourage reform in the Middle East and North Africa, he said in a major speech on the region.


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