Western envoys in Uganda walk out of Museveni swearing-in

Western envoys in Uganda walk out of Museveni swearing-in
 

Western delegations attending the inauguration of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni have walked out of the ceremony in protest.
US, European and Canadian diplomats left abruptly when Mr Museveni made disparaging comments about the International Criminal Court (ICC).
The US state department said they had also objected to the presence of Sudan's Omar al-Bashir at the ceremony.
Mr Bashir is wanted by the ICC on charges of genocide.
Thursday's inauguration - the fifth since Mr Museveni took power in 1986 - was attended by leaders from Chad, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan,... read more

 
13 May 2016 in World News, Views: 59
Source: BBC
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