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Guinea junta consolidates takeover with military governors

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By Saliou Samb CONAKRY (Reuters) – The soldiers who seized power in Guinea over the weekend have consolidated their takeover with the installation of army officers at the top of the country’s eight provincial regions and various administrative districts. West African countries have threatened sanctions over the overthrow of President Alpha Conde, who was serving a third term after altering the constitution to permit it, which his opponents called illegal. Regional leaders will meet to discuss the situation on Thursday. Coup leader Mamady Doumbouya, a former officer in the French Foreign Legion…

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