Ivory Coast: April 30, 2003


A Liberian military delegation flew into the Ivory Coast to discuss deploying a joint force, to try to stop the cross-border fighting. This force would cooperate with French and West African peacekeepers already on the ground.
The deployment was decided at a weekend meeting by the leaders of the two states and represents something of a milestone, since the Liberian government says any Liberians fighting in Ivory Coast are mercenaries and the Ivory Coast has said Liberia's regular forces were helping the rebels. - Adam Geibel 


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