Mali: military arrests PM

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Options12, Dec 11, 2012.

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    At the moment of his arrest, the aging leader was getting ready to leave for the airport for a medical trip to Paris, said a police officer who was on duty at the airport and who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the press.

    “The plane that was to take the prime minister to France was on the point of departure,” said the policeman. “It was stopped by people from the Yerewoloton group who invaded the airport,” he said.