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South Africa condemns apparent coup by army in Lesotho

Source: Reuters - Sat, 30 Aug 2014 13:52 GMT
Author: Reuters
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PRETORIA, Aug 30 (Reuters) - South Africa said on Saturday Lesotho's army appeared to have staged a coup d'etat and added that an unconstitutional change of government would not be tolerated by the region.

"By all accounts the actions of the Lesotho defence force bear the hallmarks of a coup d'etat," South African Foreign Ministry Spokesman Clayson Monyela told reporters.

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