Former Yemen president Saleh was more democratic than the French leader Charles de Gaulle' Saleh's newspaper criticizes French ambassador
Yemen Today the weekly Newspaper loyal to the former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh has harshly criticized on Tuesday the speech of the French ambassador to Yemen Franck Gellet , that he was read it in Arabic at a ceremony organized by the Embassy on the occasion of National Day of France last Saturday . The former president Saleh was more democratic than the former French president Charles de Gaulle' Yemeni newspaper said. The paper used immoral words against the ambassador, calling him as a clown.
The newspaper which funded by Saleh's son Colonel Ahmed Ali the commander of the Republican Guards, the most powerful unit in the Yemeni Armi attacked the French ambassador speech because he mentioned that hereditary rule contradicted with the basic principles of Republic of Yemen and its constitution' Yemeni political analyst Jamal al-Awadhi said.
The loyalists of former president Saleh still affirming in their newspapers, websites and social media sites that their upcoming candidate in the next presidential election will be Ahmed Ali, the son of the former president Saleh which means Saleh will come back to rule through his son Ahmed' al-Awadhi Added to YemenOnline.
I had got a copy for the French ambassador speech and I found it very wise and the ambassador called all Yemeni sides involved in political crises in Yemen to launch the national dialogue and work together towards a civil state with genuine principles of liberty, fraternity and equality which are the same as that called by the French Revolution' Yuman Ahemd, an Yemeni human rights activists said.