Ivorian ruling party approves Ouattara's re-election bid

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Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara was formally chosen by his party Saturday to run for a third term in an October election, despite opposition charges it is unconstitutional. The decision came a day after election authorities rejected the candidacies of the former president, Laurent Gbagbo, and ex-rebel leader Guillaume Soro.

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Category
Cote d'Ivoire
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cote d'ivore, ivory coast, ruling party, alassane ouattara, re-election, third term, president