By Nasser Arrabyee,23/09/2012
The Yemeni President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi said that his trip to western countries would focus on protecting Yemen from a civil war and partition.
Early Sunday, President Hadi left Sanaa for UK within a western trip that includes also US, Germany and France.
"My trip will focus on how to avoid a civil war and divisions and take Yemen to the safe aide," Hadi told reporters at Sanaa airport.
Hadi is supposed to meet the officials of these countries with the aim of enhancing the political settlement.
On September 27th, 2012, Hadi will open a conference in New York, called the Friends of Yemen Meeting, in which 52 countries and organizations are participating.
President Hadi is scheduled to meet President Obama in the sideline of the meeting of the UN General Assembly in New York.