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Ivory Coast: Ban Ki-moon calls for Gbagbo to step aside

The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon has again urged Laurent Gbagbo to step aside as president of Ivory Coast following November's disputed elections.

Mr Ban was speaking after heavy fighting had erupted in the country's main city, Abidjan, between supporters of the two presidential rivals.

He said those who had committed crime and violated international humanitarian law would be brought to justice.

  • 02 Apr 2011
  • From the section Africa
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