Yemen says WikiLeaks information inaccurate

Leaked US memos reveal Yemeni Prez covers up US military strikes on Qaeda.

Updated: Dec 02, 2010, 13:43 PM IST

Sana`a: Yemen`s Foreign Ministry says WikiLeaks memos about content of talks between Yemeni and US officials are inaccurate and incorrect.

The ministry, in a statement on Wednesday, said Yemen`s stances are clear and do not carry double meanings and its dealing with its brothers and friends stem from its national and pan-Arab principles.

Documents published by WikiLeaks cited exchanges showing Yemen`s President Ali Abdullah Saleh telling top NATO commander General David Petraeus that his country would pretend that American missile strikes against a local al Qaeda group had come from Yemen`s forces.
Bureau Report