Last updated: 1 march, 2011 - 16:53 GMT

Liberian president condemns violence in Libya

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Foreign governments have been speaking out against Colonel Gadaffi for using violence against his people and the UN has imposed sanctions on his government.

But before the uprising in Libya, Colonel Gadafi had close ties with many leaders, including Liberia's Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.

He visited Liberia after Ms Johnson-Sirleaf took power and agreed Libya would invest in Liberia's economy.

BBC Focus on Africa's Sophie Ikenye asked for Ms Johnson-Sirleaf opinion on the crisis in Libya.

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