The Obama administration’s counterterrorism chief, John Brennan, is leading efforts to get Saleh to leave Yemen to secure its democratic transition.
Officials say diplomacy gained momentum this week when Saleh discussed leaving with the US ambassador to Yemen.
But he has few options. The US is trying with other countries.
The 69-year-old has re-submitted a visa application to enter the US Washington doesn’t want him but has yet to make a decision.
Officials spoke on condition of anonymity because of ongoing sensitive diplomacy.
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