February 25, 2005

ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST:

Togo's military-installed president says he will resign (AP, 2/25/05)

Togo's military-installed president said late Friday that he was stepping down after three weeks in office because of mounting pressure at home and abroad.

"I've taken the decision to step down from the office of president in the interest of Togo," President Faure Gnassingbe said on state radio.

Gnassingbe had been under growing pressure from the United States, the United Nations and West African leaders to resign since he was installed Feb. 5 after the death of his father...


The dominoes are falling quickly now.

Posted by Orrin Judd at February 25, 2005 6:51 PM
Comments

You say potato. To go.

Posted by: ghostcat at February 25, 2005 9:52 PM

Another French retreat.

Posted by: Bart at February 26, 2005 6:14 AM

He fianlly realized that his overthrow, arrest and imprisonment were quite likely!

Gnassingbe knew he had TO-GO! (Sorry, I couldn't resist.)

Posted by: Dave W. at February 26, 2005 10:04 PM
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