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Madagascar president in Tanzania to discuss vote

By The Associated Press

This article was published December 15, 2012 at 10:10 a.m.

— Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina is wrapping up two-days of talks in Tanzania that are aimed at breaking a three-year political stalemate in the Indian Ocean island country.

The visit comes days after deposed Madagascar leader Marc Ravalomanana said in Tanzania he won’t try to stand in next year’s elections. Ravalomanana was ousted in a coup in March 2009.

Tanzania’s Foreign Minister Bernard Membe said he is optimistic the Friday and Saturday talks between Tanzania President Jakaya Kikwete and Rajoelina will lead to a “positive settlement.” Kikwete heads a southern block of African nations known as the SADC and has been tasked with finding a solution to Madagascar’s political troubles.

Membe said any political agreements should include a general amnesty for domestic and external opponents of Rajoelina.

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