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President of Gambia arrives in home country after a stay in Senegal to unrest

President of Gambia arrives in home country after a stay in Senegal to unrest

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Adama Barrow, the new president of the African country of Gambia, on Thursday arrived in his homeland. Barrow stayed in neighboring Senegal due to problems with the transfer of power in the Gambia.

According to eye-witnesses, thousands of Gambians at the airport of Banjul is collected to the president to welcome.

Jammeh lost on 1 december elections in the Gambia, of Barrow, but refused because of the elections in his eyes, the elections unfair had expired. He demanded an investigation and called on Tuesday of last week the state of emergency for a period of three months.

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Recognition

Several West African countries acknowledged the Barrow, however, as the winner of the elections, after which he at the Gambian embassy in Senegal has been appointed as president. They demanded, further, that Jammeh would steps as the president of the Gambia and exercised with the support of the United Nations (UN) political and military pressure on Jammeh.

Jammeh responded eventually to the steps and left the Gambia on January 21, for his self-chosen exile in Equatorial Guinea.

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