Mauritania : politics on the rhythm of putschist cannons

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet His Excellency Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz, President of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, and Mrs. Mariam Mint Ahmed Dit Tekber, in the Blue Room during a U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit dinner at the White House, Aug. 5, 2014. Photo : Official White House Photo / Amanda Lucidon

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NEWSROOM (ADV) – Mauritania ranks high among the countries that have recorded the most military coups since 1950.

The country has had five coups from the 1950s to our present days.

The following video reports on key events of Mauritanian politics since 1950.

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