Issue 87 - 20 Dec 1982
A draft constitution for the united Yemen is due to be discussed next month at a meeting of the Yemen Council, formed to implement the unification of the two Yemens. The snails-pace negotiations - they have been in intermittent progress for three years - may now be somewhat accelerated, following the South Yemen-Oman reconciliation agreement. Since the signing of the agreement with Oman, the South Yemen has been fairly active in mending its fences with other states in the peninsula, particularly Saudi Arabia.

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