Mauritanian president says returning to France for treatment

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Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz after a meeting at the Elysee Palace in ParisNOUAKCHOTT (Reuters) – Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz said on Thursday he will once again travel to France for medical treatment for a bullet wound he suffered in mid-October. The Western ally in the fight against al Qaeda in Africa already spent nearly six weeks in France recuperating from the wound to his abdomen, which his government said was caused when a Mauritanian patrol accidentally fired on his car. … USA, LLC