Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

BUSINESS DAILY

Milk shake-up: Protests as EU ends dairy quotas

Read more

MIDDLE EAST MATTERS

Iraq: Sunni militias fight alongside Peshmerga fighters

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

'Nigeria is the winner!'

Read more

IN THE PAPERS

Is there a surveillance device in your smoke detector?

Read more

EYE ON AFRICA

Nigerian oppposition claims historic election win

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Facebook tracks you, even if you not a user

Read more

DEBATE

Iran deal: Deadline day for nuclear talks (part two)

Read more

DEBATE

Iran deal: Deadline day for nuclear talks (part one)

Read more

DOWN TO EARTH

Agriculture: When farms turn into factories

Read more

EU sets junta sanctions deadline

Latest update : 2008-10-22

The ruling junta in Mauritania has been handed a one-month deadline by the European Union to restore constitutional order or risk facing "appropriate measures", according to a statement released following talks in Paris.

Watch our Top Story: 'Mauritania faces EU sanctions'

 

Read FRANCE 24's report on the terrorism threats facing Mauritania

 

The European Union on Monday set a one-month deadline for Mauritania's ruling junta to restore constitutional order or face "appropriate measures", a statement said following talks in Paris.
   
The meeting between EU officials and members of Mauritania's ruling junta failed to come to agreement on a return to civilian rule but more talks are planned in the coming weeks.
   
"In the absence of new elements within a period of one month, the consultations will end and appropriate measures will be proposed to the decision-making bodies of the European Union," the statement said.
 

Date created : 2008-10-20

COMMENT(S)