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Travel: Fiji: Ex-Putschisten leader as a new prime minister

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on the Fiji Islands has been sworn in by Sitiveni Rabuka (74) as the new Prime Minister . Previously, the former coup leader and ex-premier received 28 votes in a narrow election by the parliament on Saturday. The previous incumbent Frank Vorteqe Bainimarama (68) came up with 27 votes.

Mit 74 Jahren noch einmal an die Macht: Sitiveni Rabuka. © Mick Tsikas/AAP/dpa at 74 years again: STIVENI Rabuka. Bainimarama had led the government for 16 years after he as a former military chief in 2006 in a coup. In 2014 he became a democratically elected prime minister.

Rabukas Wahl ends a 10-day phase of uncertainty in the island state. In the parliamentary election on December 14, none of the two parties had achieved a majority of the seats. However, the Social Democratic Liberal Party, which came to three seats, announced on Tuesday to coalition with Rabukas People's Alliance Party. In doing so, they reached the majority of at least 28 seats required for a government.

Rabuka first became Prime Minister in 1987 and remained in office with interruptions until 1999.

The Pacific state has more than 300 islands and around 900,000 inhabitants. Fiji has been independent of Great Britain since 1970.

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