Former president Ali Abdullah Saleh entered the Presidential Palace from a back gate on Monday and held a meeting with sheiks, members of the General People Congress and commanders who are still loyal to him, well informed sources affirmed.
The sources said that Saleh entered the palace as the new President Abdu-Rabu Mansour Hadi was receiving some foreign delegations in the main hall of the palace.
The GPC has stated in its online newspaper that Saleh held a meeting with members of his party, but it did not mentioned the place of the meeting
The alliance of the Joint Meeting Parties that presides the interim government had warned Saleh from attempts of provoking turbulence and chaos inside the state.
Saleh held a meeting last Saturday with his supporters in which he strongly criticized the Yemeni revolutionaries who took to streets against him , describing the protesters as thugs and backward people.
In a speech delivered before his supporters inside a mosque nearby the Presidential Palace, Saleh threatened to disclose files and documents about the Yemeni revolution in particular and the Arab Spring in general. He further portrayed his opponents as traitors and corrupt people.
A senior leader of the JMP, Mohammad Qahtan, threatened that the immunity given to Saleh under the GCC-drawn power transfer deal will be dropped in case Saleh went on violating the deal. He underestimated the threats of Saleh.
Yemeni analysts said Saleh still intervened in the duties of his successor, pointing out that he behaves such as he has not realized that he was ousted and a new president was elected.