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

Yes, Abdulai Abdallah. When Mr Abdulai went there, Foday Sankoh told him he was not prepared to see us. The man asked him why. According to him when he reported back to the minister, the man asked him why. He said, "I just don't want to see them." He said, "But you have people on the commission, four people representing you."

He said, "Those people have their families here. They did not come to see me. They came to see their families." That was the answer he gave Ambassador Abdallah as he reported to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr Amara Essy. Then the Minister of Foreign Affairs informed the American embassy about the matter. The American ambassador to Cote d'Ivoire, I don't remember the name, went to him.

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