French PM suggests recount of Gabon election results

2016-09-06 09:25
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls. (File: AP)

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls. (File: AP)

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Paris - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Tuesday a recount should be held of the votes in Gabon's disputed presidential election.

"It would be wise to do a recount," Valls told French radio station RTL, but he said his first priority was ensuring the safety of the 14 000 French nationals who live in the central African nation where violence has flared following Ali Bongo's re-election.

Read more on:    manuel valls  |  gabon  |  central africa  |  gabon 2016 elections

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