Madagascar president says power handed to military

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March 17, 2009 15:41

 
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Madagascan President Marc Ravalomanana said Tuesday that he had handed over power to the military. In a radio address Ravalomanana said he was stepping down and a military directorate will take over. There was no immediate reaction from the opposition leader, who has pressed Ravalomanana to resign so he could take his place.

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