14 December 2012

Mauritania: Local President Returns From France

Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz returned to Nouakchott on Thursday (December 13th), ANI reported. After completing treatment in France for a bullet wound and spending a few days in Mauritania, he returned to Paris on November 30th to undergo new medical procedures.

On October 13th, the 55-year-old president was shot by a soldier in what the government has described as an accident.

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