NATO expresses concern at the situation in Mauritania
A NATO Spokesperson today expressed concern by the recent events in Mauritania and said that the Alliance continues to follow the situation closely.<!IoRangePreExecute>
The seizure of power by force is to be rejected, added the Spokesperson, who expressed the hope that there will be a quick return to democracy and the rule of law.
NATO welcomed the free and fair elections that took place in 2007. Mauritania is a member of the Mediterranean Dialogue of NATO.