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Yemen's Saleh rejects foreign 'belligerent intervention'

SANAA - Embattled Yemeni Pesident Ali Abdullah Saleh told tens of thousands of supporters on Friday he rejected "belligerent intervention" from countries seeking to end the weeks-old political crisis, apparently dismissing a Gulf Arab plan aimed at ending his 32-year rule.
"They need to respect Yemenis' feelings whether they be friends or brothers... We reject this coup on the legality of our constitution and on our democracy and freedom," he told supporters as tens of thousands elsewhere in the capital marched seeking his downfall.
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