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Region to Send in Troops if Gambia President Won't Step Down

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West African leaders will send troops into Gambia if its longtime ruler who lost elections does not step down next month, the president of the Economic Community of West African States said Friday. Marcel de Souza told reporters that the regional bloc has chosen Senegal to lead any military intervention if President Yahya Jammeh does not hand over power. "The deadline is Jan. 19 when the mandate of Jammeh ends," de Souza said. "If he doesn't go, we have a force that...

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