Laurent Gdagbo wants UN peace keepers to leave his country
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Ivory Coast leader wants peace keepers to leave country

The French Foreign Minister, Michele Alliot-Marie, has said the 950 French troops stationed in Ivory Coast will defend themselves should they come under attack.

The Ivorian President, Laurent Gbagbo, who refuses to accept that he lost the recent election to Alassane Ouattara, has called for French and United Nations peace keeping soldiers to leave the country immediately, but both France and the UN are refusing to withdraw their forces.

Russell Trott has this report.

  • 20 Dec 2010
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