Condemnation of Ivory Coast Coup

Kenneth Walker reports that the Organization of African Unity (OAU) today condemned the Christmas Eve coup in the Ivory Coast and demanded a quick return to constitutional order. South Africa and Nigeria are taking the lead in condemning the military coup. Junta leader Gen. Robert Guei overthrew the elected government of President Henri Konan Bedie in a bloodless coup. Guei accused the former leader of twisting the rules of democracy.

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