UN ready to take measures to overcome Guinea-Bissau crisis

Guinea-Bissau's President Jose Mario Vaz takes questions during a joint press conference with his Ivorian counterpart in Abidjan, Ivory Coast on June 11, 2014The UN Security Council on Friday it was ready to take “necessary measures” to overcome the crisis in Guinea-Bissau after the president sacked the government and demanded that the ruling party choose a new cabinet. President Jose Mario Vaz sacked his entire government on Thursday and said he was asking the ruling party to piece together a government able to pull the country out of crisis. The council expressed “its readiness to take necessary measures to overcome the current situation,” said Egyptian Ambassador Amr Aboulatta, the council’s president this month.

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