US calls for calm, release of opposition leaders in Djibouti

Djibouti's opposition leader Ahmed Youssouf, pictured in August 2015The United States on Wednesday called on the government of Djibouti to free opposition leaders detained during protests that turned deadly in the strategic Horn of Africa nation earlier this week. “The United States condemns recent acts of violence in the capital of Djibouti and calls for the immediate release of opposition leaders who have been detained.

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