Last updated: 11 march, 2011 - 16:17 GMT

AU proposal finds favour with Ivory Coast new forces

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The African Union has called for a unity government in Ivory Coast, to bring to an end the increasingly violent political stalemate there.

But what does the New Forces, the armed group who have been fighting in support of Alassane Ouattara, make of it all?

For a reaction, BBC Focus on Africa's Sophie Ikenye called up Ouattara Abubakar one of the spokesmen for the group.

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