US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
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Hillary Clinton welcomes detention of Laurent Gbagbo

Ivory Coast politician Laurent Gbagbo has surrendered after a military assault on his residence in Abidjan and has been put under UN guard.

In Washington US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton welcomed his detention saying the transition sent "a strong signal to dictators and tyrants throughout the region and around the world."

  • 11 Apr 2011
  • From the section World
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