World Community Criticize Sao Tome Coup

HeadlineJul 18, 2003

International criticism is mounting over a military coup in the oil-rich West African island nation of Sao Tome. Neighboring African countries, the United States and the United Nations have all condemned the day-old coup. Diplomats from the U.S. and Portugal, the country’s former colonial ruler, are overseeing talks between the leaders of the coup and the deposed government.

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