French tanks deployed around the presidential palace in Bangui

Author : Mircea Birca | Friday, January 10, 2014
Posted in category Eurasia, Eurasia News
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imgFour French tanks were deployed on Friday around the presidential palace in Central African capital Bangui, shortly after the country’s leader Michel Djotodia resigned during a summit of regional leaders in Chad.

Djotodia, who was installed as the country’s first Muslim president after a March coup, stepped down after intense pressure over his failure to stem deadly sectarian violence.

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