UN Security Council To Vote On Gambia Intervention

International News

The UN Security Council will vote later today on a draft resolution to support efforts by the West African regional bloc to transfer power in The Gambia to Adama Barrow, AFP news agency reports.

The Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) has prepared a force to intervene in The Gambia if Yahya Jammeh des do not give up power today following his defeat in elections on 1 December.

The Gambia, the smallest country in mainland Africa, is part of ECOWAS.

 

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