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UN chief hails new govt in C African Republic

Xinhua | Updated: 2014-01-29 10:19

UNITED NATIONS - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday welcomed the establishment of a new government in the Central African Republic (CAR), saying this "offers a fresh opportunity to move the political process forward" in the war-torn country.

Ban congratulated interim President Catherine Samba-Panza and Prime Minister Andre Nzapayeke for their efforts to put the transition back on track, said a statement issued by Ban's spokesman.

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