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Ivory Coast's Ouattara dissolves government
November 14, 2012 / 11:44 AM / 5 years ago

Ivory Coast's Ouattara dissolves government

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara dissolved his government on Wednesday ahead of a planned government reshuffle, the secretary general of the president’s office said.

Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara smiles after a meeting with France's President at the Elysee Palace in Paris July 26, 2012. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

“The president of the republic ... ended the functions of the members of the government,” Amadou Gon Coulibaly announced following a cabinet meeting.

It was not immediately clear when the new government would be named in the world’s top cocoa producer.

Reporting by Loucoumane Coulibaly and Joe Bavier; Writing by David Lewis; Editing by Alison Williams

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