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Niger Delta armed group calls Christmas ceasefire

A prominent armed group in the Niger Delta known for kidnapping foreign oil workers has called a one-day ceasefire for Christmas, a statement from the group’s spokesman said Saturday. “On December 25, 2007, the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) will observe a 24-hour ceasefire in the spirit of Christmas. Cessation of hostilities and kidnapping of oil expatriates can be guaranteed during this time frame,” an Internet message signed by MEND spokesman Jomo Gbomo said. Full Story

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