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After Coup, Military Leaders Consolidate Hold

April 16 2012


The new military leaders of Guinea-Bissau say they have closed the West African state's air and sea space, Reuters reports.

The armed forces chiefs, who assumed control of the country after a coup last week, warned that all violations would be met with a "military response."

A military statement said on Monday that the actions were taken to preserve "national security."

On Sunday, troops dispersed anti-military demonstrators and closed down private radio stations. Their...

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