Yemen VP: Saleh will return home in the coming days

June 6, 2011 17:17

DUBAI - Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who underwent surgery in Saudi Arabia for a shrapnel wound, will return to Yemen within days, his vice president said on Monday.

"The president was improving, recovering and will return to the homeland in the coming days," Yemeni Vice President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, now the country's acting leader, was quoted as saying by the state news agency Saba.Hadi said he spoke with Saleh on Sunday evening and Monday morning by telephone, Saba said.

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