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February 12, 2017
I. Coast govt pursues bid to end mutiny by elite troops
Abidjan (AFP) Feb 9, 2017
The Ivorian government planned Thursday to pursue talks with elite troops responsible for President Alassane Ouattara's security in a bid to end a revolt by the special forces, a defence ministry official said. "Normally the discussions should resume this morning," the source told AFP after the mutineers began talks with top military staff following armed protests this week in their barracks town of Adiake, 90 kilometres (56 miles) east of Abidjan. Inhabitants of Adiake returned to business as u ... read more

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