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Ouattara 'final offer' to avoid Ivory Coast conflict

The man internationally recognised as having won Ivory Coast's presidential election has made what he called a final offer to the incumbent Laurent Gbagbo to avoid a civil war.

In a televised address, Alassane Ouattara appealed to Mr Gbagbo to accept a national unity government, a fusion of their armed forces, and a truth and reconciliation commission.

Tim Neilson reports.

  • 17 Mar 2011
  • From the section Africa
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