- The Washington Times - Tuesday, March 17, 2009

ANTANANARIVO, MADAGASCAR (AP) - Madagascar’s president says he has handed over power to the military.

In a radio address Tuesday, President Marc Ravalomanana says he is stepping down and a military directorate will take over.

There has been no immediate reaction from the opposition leader who has pressed Ravalomanana to resign so he could take his place.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC. Click here for reprint permission.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide