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December 22, 1988
Vanuatu President George Ati Sokomanu was charged with inciting mutiny after reportedly urging security forces to support his attempt to set up a rival government in the South Pacific island state. Sokomanu, president since the nation's 1980 independence from a joint Anglo-French administration, tried to create a rival government to that of Prime Minister Walter Lini, swearing in his nephew Barak Sope as interim premier over the weekend.
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December 22, 1988
Vanuatu President George Ati Sokomanu was charged with inciting mutiny after reportedly urging security forces to support his attempt to set up a rival government in the South Pacific island state. Sokomanu, president since the nation's 1980 independence from a joint Anglo-French administration, tried to create a rival government to that of Prime Minister Walter Lini, swearing in his nephew Barak Sope as interim premier over the weekend.
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