Yemen protesters stand firm after Saleh disappoints

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  • Monday, 26 Sep 2011

SANAA (Reuters) - Yemeni protesters vowed to increase the pressure on Ali Abdullah Saleh after the president offered no clear path to a handover of power on his return from Saudi Arabia.

Saleh, who returned on Friday after treatment for severe burns following an attempt on his life, called for elections and a "peaceful exchange of power" in a televised speech on Sunday.

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