Cote dIvoire: power battle continues, Japanese ambassador rescued

7th April 2011, Comments 0 comments

The Japanese ambassador to Cote d’Ivoire and seven embassy employees took refuge in a safe room after the diplomatic base was attacked by forces loyal to Laurent Gbagbo in Abidjan, reports Reuters. They were rescued by helicopter after French and United Nations forces stepped in, at Japan’s request. A clear picture of the situation has ...

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