FILE - Gen. Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz speaks to the press shortly after being declared the victor in the previous day's presidential election, in central Nouakchott, Mauritania in this Ju

 

              FILE - Gen. Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz speaks to the press shortly after being declared the victor in the previous day
FILE - Gen. Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz speaks to the press shortly after being declared the victor in the previous day's presidential election, in central Nouakchott, Mauritania in this July 19, 2009 file photo. Aziz was shot in the arm by friendly fire Saturday Oct. 13, 2012 when a military unit opened fire on his convoy. The president was returning from a trip to the desert and the incident occurred 40 kilometers (24 miles) north of the capital, Nouakchott. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, FILE)