IVORY COAST Issue dated 13/01/2021

Gbagbo and Ouattara negotiate secretly to decide which of them should phone the other

Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Ouattara during a meeting in Abidjan November 27, 2010.
Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Ouattara during a meeting in Abidjan November 27, 2010. © Reuters
Laurent Gbagbo's return to Ivory Coast, which should be the high point of the new open politics policy instituted by Alassane Ouattara following his recent reelection, needs only a telephone call between the two men to become reality. The problem is that neither wants to be the one to call the other... [...] (320 words)
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