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

During the negotiations, no, he was never present. But after the negotiations the President of Cote d'Ivoire, President Konan Bedie invited him to Abidjan so that - he organised a small meeting. He wanted to - before the signing he wanted Foday Sankoh and Kabbah to meet again. He wanted to assess Foday Sankoh's seriousness with the accord. So in that meeting, I was present. Mr Deen-Jalloh was present. The two of us were there. Initially he did not want to take us there, Foday Sankoh. He did not want to take us to the meeting. He wanted to take lower ranking members of the organisation, but people told him no, you cannot leave Fayia Musa and Mr Deen-Jalloh behind and go to that meeting.

When we got to the meeting, the Sierra Leone delegation, which included the President, President Kabbah, and the Vice-President, Mr Solomon Berewa - Kabbah is - Ahmad Tejan Kabbah: A-H-M-E-D [sic], Ahmad; then T-E-J-A-N, Tejan; then K-A-B-B-A-H, Kabbah, he was the President at that time. Then Mr Solomon Berewa, his Vice-President, the two of them were there. Then the President of Cote d'Ivoire and the Foreign Minister of Cote d'Ivoire were there in the persons of --

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