SANAA - Gulf Arab foreign ministers met in Saudi Arabia on Sunday to see whether an offer to mediate in Yemen's political crisis has a chance of success after a war of words between Qatar and President Ali Abdullah Saleh.
Saleh initially accepted an offer by Saudi Arabia and other Gulf Arab states including Qatar, as part of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), to hold talks with opposition parties after two months of protests against his 32-year-long rule.
But on Friday, Saleh reacted angrily to comments from Qatar's prime minister and foreign minister saying the mediation would lead to Saleh standing down.
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