The transcripts of the trial of Charles Taylor, former President of Liberia. More…

At Banjul. Banjul, the capital of The Gambia. Banjul airport. They are not put in prison. They are just detained at the airport and not given an opportunity to go to the meeting. The meeting is held. There are 24 delegates at the meeting from different groupings and I understand - and this is only an understanding because we were not present - that Amos Sawyer was I will call it selected as the interim President of Liberia.

At the close of that meeting our people then were released and put on a plane and sent back out and the NPFL decided that it would have none of that, that we would continue to fight until there was justice and we continued the fight. Amos Sawyer was brought into the city of Monrovia as the so-called interim President and we continued to fight.

Now, I had mentioned before based on the question that you asked as to whether I had any regrets, and this is what I meant when I said that on the one hand I am glad that we accepted the reasonable statement from Secretary Cohen, and by Cohen I mean the Assistant Secretary of State of the United States for African Affairs Herman Cohen. But following our acceptance all of these machinations followed and so in some way it is regrettable. That's what I was alluding to.

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