Benin says willing to give Bozize asylum

2013-04-04 15:28
Ousted president of the Central African Republic Francois Bozize. (File, AP)

Ousted president of the Central African Republic Francois Bozize. (File, AP)

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Bangui - Benin is willing to grant asylum to ousted president Francois Bozize of the Central African Republic, Foreign Minister Nassirou Bako-Arifari said on Thursday in Bangui.

"Benin was asked [by central African heads of state] and if the president [Bozize] officially makes a request, Benin will follow up on the request of the member states of ECCAS [Economic Community of West African States]," the minister told AFP.

Read more on:    francois bozize  |  benin  |  central african republic  |  west africa  |  coups  |  central africa

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