French Polynesian assembly votes out Temaru government 2009-11-25 12:13:47   Print

    WELLINGTON, Nov. 25 (Xinhua) -- French Polynesia's assembly has approved a no -confidence motion to oust the coalition government of Oscar Temaru formed last April, Radio New Zealand International reported on Wednesday.

    The motion, which was supported by 29 members in the 57-strong assembly, has returned Gaston Tong Sang to the presidency from which he had resigned in February.

    The motion had the support of the opposition Tahoeraa Huiraatira,a number of outer island MPs and Tong Sang's To Tatou Aia.

    He is now to form the French territory's fifth government since last year's early general election.

Editor: Han Jingjing
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