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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.

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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

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