OIF boss condemns failed coup in Mauritania

Nouakchott- Mauritania (PANA) -- The International Francophonie Organisation (OIF) has stongly condemned the abortive coup mounted last weekend by a unit of the Mauritanian army against President Maaouya Ould Taya's regime.
In a statement issued on Friday in Nouakchott, OIF Secretary General and former Senegalese President Abdou Diouf firmly condemned the coup attempt that claimed several lives and injured many others, according to an unofficial toll.
Diouf commended the "return of calm and the restoration of constitutional order" in the country.

13 june 2003 23:12:00




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