Mauritania: President Aziz says ‘wouldn’t alter constitution to run for a third term in office’.

  • 30-08-2018 Photo credit: ABC


    Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz on Thursday dismissed accusations of seeking to amend the country’s constitution to allow him to run for a third term in office.
    President Ould Abdel Aziz told reporters in the capital Nouakchott, that he will not change the constitution to allow a third term.
    The statement by the Mauritanian leader comes days after the main opposition accused him of trying to prolong his stay in power by altering the constitution.
    Fatima Beye reports.

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