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Ouattara: 'Justice' for violence

The President of Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara, has vowed to bring to justice all those who committed atrocities in the country's recent conflict.

The President of Ivory Coast, Alassane Ouattara, has vowed to bring to justice all those who committed atrocities in the country's recent conflict.

Mr Ouattara told the BBC his presidential rival Laurent Gbagbo belonged in the International Criminal Court, and insisted his own forces would not escape punishment for wrongdoing.

Mr Ouattara was inaugurated at the weekend after a six month power struggle with Mr Gbagbo, as the BBC's Barbara Plett reports.

  • 23 May
  • From the section Africa