SANAA, March 31 (KUNA) -- Yemeni President Abdo Rabu Mansour Hadi called on
the Eritrean authorities to release Yemeni soldiers who are held in Eritrean
jails since three years.
During his meeting with Eritrean Foreign Minister Othman Saleh, who left
Sanaa earlier on Saturday after paying a short visit to Yemen, President Hadi
has requested to set free lieutenant colonel Adel Abdullah Al-Shar'abi and the
soldiers Ibrahim Saleh and Othman Abdullah, Yemeni News Agency said.
The three detainees were arrested when they were sailing in a small boat
and lost their way outside the territorial waters inadvertently.
Yemeni Minstry of Defense announced that the three personnel were missing
in January 2010, after the change of sea-condition where waves pushed their
boat to an Eritrean island near Sudan. (end)
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