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  Written By: (YEMEN POST STAFF) 
  Article Date:
February 03, 2009


The Ethiopian authorities have released two Yemeni livestock traders they arrested in Addis Ababa in November.

The Ethiopian ambassador to Yemen Tawfik Abdullah confirmed on Saturday the release saying his country freed on Thursday Hussein Ahmed al-Junaidi and Ali Hadi al-Rafeek who were arrested in connection with having large sums of money.

However, the ambassador affirmed the bilateral relationship between Yemen an Ethiopia cannot be affected by arrests of violators of each country's rules.

Having large sums of money is not a crime but foreigners in any country have to have large sums through this country's Central Bank but not through the black market or smuggling, he said, adding violators must be punished and that what we did with the two Yemeni traders.