Ivorian Defense Minister to sue over 'cocaine trafficker' allegations

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Ivorian Defense minister Hamed Bakayoko has strongly denied allegations of being a drug trafficker. A Canadian website Vice has been publishing a series of articles suggesting that he was a "major cocaine trafficker."

But according to Bakayoko, the allegations by the website goes against his principles as well as tarnishes the image of Ivory Coast. In view of these extremely serious and defamatory allegations he has decided to sue the journalists who wrote the articles.

The country's security…
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Cote d'Ivoire
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cote d'ivoire, ivory coast, defense minister, sue, cocaine, allegations