Yemen opposition: President rejects transition plan

SANAA - Yemen's opposition coalition said President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who has ruled the Arabian Peninsula state for 32 years, rejected its proposed transition plan which would have him step down in 2011.
"The president rejected the proposal and is holding on to his previous offer," the opposition's rotating president Mohammed al-Mutawakil said on Friday. President Saleh had earlier offered to step down when his term ends in 2013.
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