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Franco: “no coup, a change of leadership”; Germany admits new government

Sunday, June 24th 2012 - 02:27 UTC
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“There is no coup here,” assured the new president of Paraguay Federico Franco on Saturday, who acted confidently before the international press following the ousting of Fernando Lugo on Friday. Read full article

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  • Think

    TWIMC

    Article’s title says….:
    ”Germany admits new government”

    I say….:
    Another MercoPress World exclusive!
    But…… Back to reality………….:
    Bundesentwicklungsminister Dirk Niebel said the following…..:

    ”Paraguay muss einen verfassungskonformen Weg finden, die aktuelle politische Krise beizulegen..............
    http://www.bmz.de/de/presse/aktuelleMeldungen/2012/juni/20120623_pm_160_paraguay/

    It totally escapes my German language comprehension how anybody can interpret the above as “Germany admitting the new government”

    Jun 24th, 2012 - 09:38 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    #1 Well thats good to know, “Germany accepts the Franco government, coming out of a right wing coup” would sound most sinister to those with a sense of history...

    Jun 24th, 2012 - 01:32 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Fido Dido

    ”Paraguay muss einen verfassungskonformen Weg finden, die aktuelle politische Krise beizulegen..............
    Meaning:
    Paraguay must find a way, through constitutional procedure, to solve the current political crisis. Okay we get that, main reason the Germans speak out is, because of pure commercial interests in Paraguay what they have through Brazil. There are more German companies in Brazil than in any other nations include Germany.

    Jun 24th, 2012 - 05:48 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Max

    & 3

    there are 822 German companies in Brazil.

    Jun 24th, 2012 - 06:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • brit abroad

    He looks so happy!

    Jun 25th, 2012 - 08:27 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • British_Kirchnerist

    #5 For now. Anyway Cristina looks a lot better happy, she has such a lovely smile and such expressive eyes =)

    Jun 25th, 2012 - 09:55 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • brit abroad

    @6 youre sick!

    Jun 26th, 2012 - 05:38 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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