ICRC visits Guinea-Bissau's detained president

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Posted: Apr 19, 2012 7:02 AM

GENEVA (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross said on Thursday it had visited Guinea-Bissau's detained Interim President Raimundo Pereira and Prime Minister Carlos Gomes Junior on April 18, days after a coup in the former Portuguese colony.

The ICRC gave few details but said it had already visited Gomes Junior to provide him with medicines during a visit on April 14.

(Reporting by Tom Miles)