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Hadi,sets Presidential Election date in Yemen

NATIONAL YEMEN

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National Yemen

Yemen’s vice president Abd-Rabo Mansour Hadi called today for presidential elections February 21 on Saturday under a deal aimed at ending  ten months of protests against President Ali Abdullah Saleh that have brought the country to the edge of civil war.

In a decree run on the Saba state news agency on Saturday, Hadi said Yemenis “are called on to vote in early elections for a new president of the republic starting at 8 o’clock on the morning of Tuesday, February 21, 2012.”

“The early presidential election will take place under the management of the Supreme Commission For Elections and Referendum,” the decree added.