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

"The closure of our border with Sierra Leone and the deployment of military and paramilitary forces to work with ECOMOG to prevent spill over of the conflict.

(4) The appeal to the United Nations High Commission for Refugees and the International Committee of the Red Cross to prepare for emergency humanitarian service to Sierra Leoneans who may come across the border into Liberia.

Liberia is cognisant of the role it is called upon to play as an honest broker in the Sierra Leonean conflict and feels confident that it can effectively perform this onerous task. However, a crisis of confidence is being created by these uncorroborated allegations thereby making this task more difficult to achieve.

As a result of this situation, Liberia may be prepared to recuse itself from the process until such time when the crisis of confidence is resolved."

What did you mean by that, Mr Taylor?

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