AFP: authorities of côte d’ivoire has settled the situation with the protests
As informs AFP referring to the statement of the Minister of defence of côte d’ivoire Alain-Richard of Donwahi, the authorities reached agreement with the military, staged protests over wages. “During the talks, agreement was reached on the conditions of exit from the crisis. We therefore call on the military to release corridors, back to the barracks and to ensure peace” — leads the Agency of his word.
While Reuters reports that the military refused until the offer of the authorities. “They (the authorities. — “”) Have offered us 5 million West African francs ($8.3 thousand), which must be paid tomorrow. And we want 7 million francs ($11.7 thousand) lump-sum payment immediately”, — quotes Agency of the representative of the rebels.
Yesterday it was reported that the authorities of côte d’ivoire launched a military operation because of the protests. Before it became known that the city of Bouake is the center of the protests and the second largest city in the country — moving column of military equipment, SWAT teams and guards units. Protests in bouaké, Abidjan, Korhogo, Daloa, man and Bondoukou began last Friday, but the unrest with the participation of the military happen in côte d’ivoire since the beginning of January. The rebels are demanding higher wages and better living conditions.