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Fiji President sworn in

President sworn in

Ratu Josea Iloilo has officially been sworn in as Fiji's new President.

Ratu Jope Seniloli was also sworn in as Vice President. Iloilo and Seniloli were sworn in by the Great Council of Chiefs chairman Sitiveni Rabuka at the Borron House in Suva.

Coup leader George Speight, who had initially appointed himself Head of State at the height of the hostage crisis, was present at the ceremony.

Seniloli was also appointed President by Speight at one stage.

He was nominated by Speight's group for the Vice President's post.

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