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Obama Aide: US Ready to Aid Yemen against Al-Qaida

Saturday, 30 Oct 2010 02:10 PM

 

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's counterterrorism adviser has called Yemen's leader to make clear that the U.S. is ready help the Yemeni government in the fight against al-Qaida.

The White House says Obama adviser John Brennan told Yemen's president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, about the benefits of working closing together on counterterrorism operations.

Yemeni authorities are checking more packages in the search for terrorists who tried to mail bombs to Chicago-area synagogues. The plot has raised fears of a new al-Qaida terror attack.

Brennan also expressed appreciation for the work of Yemen's security forces.

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP's earlier story is below.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's national security adviser has called Yemen's leader to make clear that the U.S. is ready help the Yemeni government in the fight against al-Qaida.

The White House says Obama adviser John Brennan told Yemen's president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, about the benefits of working closing together on counterterrorism operations.

Yemeni authorities are checking more packages in the search for terrorists who tried to mail bombs to Chicago-area synagogues. The plot has raised fears of a new al-Qaida terror attack.

Brennan also expressed appreciation for the work of Yemen's security forces.

(This version CORRECTS that Brennan is counterterrorism adviser.)

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