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Vol 37 No 9

Published 26th April 1996

Sierra Leone

Edging and hedging

President Ahmad Tejan Kabba is edging towards some form of agreement with Foday Sankoh's Revolutionary United Front following their talks at Yamoussoukro, Côte d'Ivoire on 22-23 April. The two sides agreed to extend the ceasefire and set up working groups on a peace accord (Sankoh is expected to be offered a political job – a ministry or regional governorship) and on the disarmament and demobilisation of combatants.

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