Yemen: Armed forces will carry out duties, avert coup

SANAA - Yemen's army will not hesitate to act against any risks to the country's constitution, the National Defense Council, comprised of the military command and beleaguered President Ali Abdullah Saleh, said on Monday.
"The armed forces will not hesitate in carrying out their duties ... and standing in the face of any coup plans against constitutional legitimacy," the statement said.
Saleh headed the meeting of the National Defense Council.