Latest update: 16/12/2009
France - Togo : trading blows
Relations have soured between France and Togo. The row flared up earlier this month when Togo expelled a senior official at the French embassy in Lome. There's been no explanation why Togo wanted Eric Bosc to leave the country. But behind the scenes it's believed Togolese officials thought he was siding with one of the opposition candidates in the Presidential race.