France queries DR Congo election outcome

The declared outcome of presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo is "not consistent" with the actual results, France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Thursday, suggesting opposition leader Martin Fayulu should have won instead.

~ Daily Nation

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