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New Ivory Coast warning to France

Supporters of Ivory Coast’s president have again told French peacekeepers to let them attack rebels. One militant leader said that all French citizens and interests would be attacked at 2000 GMT on Tuesday. Narcisse N’Depo was speaking during a second day of violent demonstrations outside the French military base in the main city, Abidjan. France has said it will keep its 3,800 peacekeepers between rebel and government-held parts of the country. The French troops fired tear gas and stun grenades at the government supporters, who were waving knives and machetes and lit bonfires outside the French base. “The next targets will be the residences, houses, goods and interests belonging to the French… All that is French will be attacked,” the AP news agency quoted Mr N’Depo as saying. Full Story

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