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Ivory Coast: opposition rejects third term prospect for Ouattara

Ivory Coast: opposition rejects third term prospect for Ouattara

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An opposition coalition party in Ivory Coast has rejected the prospect of a third term for President Alassane Ouattara.

The Together for Democracy and Sovereignty (EDS) group described such attempt as “un-constitutional, unacceptable and unattainable.”

The Ivorian leader had in a recent interview granted to Jeune Afrique said the new constitution permitted him to do two terms from 2020.

Ouattara came to power after a bloody five-month crisis in 2010-11.

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