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AU could lift sanctions against Guinea-Bissau

Thursday - 5/2/2013, 2:40pm  ET

BISSAU, Guinea-Bissau (AP) -- The African Union says it could lift sanctions against Guinea-Bissau as the country's leader promises elections later this year.

The West African country long destabilized by rebellions suffered its latest coup in April 2012.

Guinea-Bissau's interim leader is now pledging to organize elections before the end of the year though no date has been officially set.

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