DO THEY REALLY MEAN IT?


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Issue 377 - 08 Jan 1990
North and South Yemen have been talking about unity ever since Aden won independence from Britain in 1967. For most of the period, however, their relations have been more quarrelsome than cooperative. Now there are signs that the two countries may actually be serious about unification. A draft constitution has been drawn up for the unified state and joint delegations have been dispatched to other Arab countries to test their reaction. The most concerned of the latter will be the Yemen's' neighbours in the Arabian peninsula.

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