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Ivory Coast president and rival in first meeting since civil war

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara and bitter rival Laurent Gbagbo have embraced in their first meeting since the civil war 10 years ago. The conflict was sparked by Mr Gbagbo's refusal to admit defeat in an election, and 3,000 people were killed. Mr Gbagbo returned to Ivory Coast last month...
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Former Ivory Coast Foes Set For Long-awaited Meeting

In a key moment in Ivory Coast's turbulent politics, President Alassane Ouattara on Tuesday will meet his predecessor Laurent Gbagbo for the first time since the pair fought a post-election conflict a decade ago. Gbagbo, 76, has leapt into the spotlight since returning last month from Europe, where he won...
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Conflict 'behind us', ICoast's Ouattara says after greeting rival

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara offered a hearty welcome to his predecessor Laurent Gbagbo on Tuesday as the rivals met for the first time since the West African country's deadly 2010-11 conflict, saying the turmoil was "behind us". "How are you Laurent? Happy to see you," Ouattara said as Gbagbo...
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Ivory Coast’s Ouattara meets rival Gbagbo 10 years after war

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara on Tuesday welcomed his predecessor and longtime rival Laurent Gbagbo in a bid to ease political tensions in the West African country. It marked the first time Ouattara and Gbagbo met since the Ivory Coast’s 2010-11 civil war, which claimed more than 3,000 lives. The...
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Ivory Coast's Gbagbo due to meet President Ouattara

Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara will on Tuesday meet his predecessor Laurent Gbagbo. This will be their first meeting since the post-election violence in 2010 that left thousands dead. The meeting will take place at the presidential palace. Mr Gbagbo recently returned to the court after being acquitted of war...
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