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Madagascar: The United States does not want to participate in the next government of people "who participated in the coup d'etat of 2009"




Robert Jackson, Director of the Africa Bureau the American Department of State
Robert Jackson, Director of the Africa Bureau the American Department of State
While the Director of the Africa Bureau the American State Department, Robert Jackson, finished on Tuesday its displacement of a few days to Madagascar, the senior administration of Barack Obama recalled just before leaving the position of his country respect to the Island, at a press conference held at the Embassy of the United States located in the neighborhood Andranomena in Tananarive.
 
"It's not an accident if I come to Madagascar immediately after the visit of President Hery Rajaonarimampianina in the United States ... It is time to restore the relationship has deteriorated over the past five years ... We are happy to work with the new regime, however, we are not willing to remove the sanctions or to restore the AGOA without reference to the composition of the next government, "said Robert Jackson, Director of the Africa Bureau of the Department of American State.
 
The latter was also uncompromising in diplomatic language on the personalities who participated in the political events of 2009 that led to the impeachment of former President Marc Ravalomanana, as shown in the Midi Madagasikara newspaper.
 
"All the characters who participated in the coup d'etat of 2009 are not necessarily useful to adhere to the government ... We hope that this is a government representative of all political tendencies ... We want to see who will be included in the government before taking a decision on the return of the AGOA, "said the Director of the Africa Bureau the American department of State.
 
Robert Jackson, Director of the Africa Bureau the American State Department, notably met during his trip to Madagascarthe former first lady, Lalao Ravalomanana, whose husband is still in forced exile in South Africa.
 
"We talked about the political situation in Madagascar and the international support group that supports the return of all exiles," clarified in particular the Director of the Africa Bureau of the U.S. State Department.
 



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