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Mauritanian president confirms return to Nouakchott on Saturday


14:27, November 22, 2012

NOUAKCHOTT, Nov. 21 (Xinhua) -- Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has confirmed that he will return to his country on Saturday, after staying in the French capital for more than a month to get medical treatment and recover fully from the injuries he sustained in the Oct. 13 "accidental" shooting incident.

The Mauritanian president in an interview with the France 24 television channel on Tuesday night, expressed thanks to all Mauritanians for the solidarity they had demonstrated towards him following the "unfortunate incident."

Abdel Aziz reiterated that "he is in good health."

The Mauritanian president was accidentally shot by a junior military officer on Oct. 13 and evacuated to France for proper medication on Oct. 14.

During his absence, the Mauritanian political opposition complained about "a constitutional vacuum" and even called for "political actors to agree on a transition."

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