Monday, June 26, 2006

Alkatiri reported to be resigning

The Sydney Morning Herald is reporting that Timor-Leste Prime Minister, Mari Alkatiri, is about to resign. This follows significant speculation as who would ultimately win the very public showdown between President Gusmao and Foreign Minister Horta, on the one hand, and Alkatiri on the other.

For excellent background information and an overview of the constitutional issues, check out Club Troppo's piece from last Friday.

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