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Ivory Coast president nominates Hamed Bakayoko as prime minister

Reuters | Abidjan | Updated: 30-07-2020 19:22 IST | Created: 30-07-2020 19:22 IST
Ivory Coast president nominates Hamed Bakayoko as prime minister

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara has appointed defence minister Hamed Bakayoko as prime minister, the presidency said in a statement on Thursday.

Bakayoko's predecessor Amadou Gon Coulibaly died suddenly earlier this month. (Reporting By Edward McAllister; Editing by Aaron Ross)


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