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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12167

9 January 2019
Contents Publication in full By article 16 / 21
EXTERNAL ACTION / Gabon
Jo Leinen sees failed coup attempt as “a sign of despair on the part of the Gabonese
Brussels, 08/01/2019 (Agence Europe)

For German MEP Jo Leinen (S&D), who chaired the European Parliament's Election Observation Mission for the 2016 presidential elections in Gabon, the attempted coup d'état that took place on the morning of 7 January in that country “is a sign of despair on the part of the Gabonese at the reign of the Bongo family”. The attempted coup d'état was aborted on the evening of 7 January when the soldier who had called for an uprising on national radio was arrested.

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