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December 28, 2009 5:47 PM

Yemen government confirms terror suspect studied there

According to a statement issued by the Yemeni Embassy in Washington, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was in Yemen from early August to early December on a visa to study Arabic. The statement said that Yemeni officials had no reason to be suspicious because he'd studied there previously and ad a valid U.S. visa in his passport.

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