Ivory Coast President Ouattara names new government: statement

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Posted: Jan 11, 2017 7:41 AM

ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara announced the composition of a new government on Wednesday, according to a statement read on state-owned television.

Ouattara named Amadou Gon Coulibaly, a close advisor and senior figure in the president's RDR political party, as the West African nation's new prime minister on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Joe Bavier, editing by Larry King)