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

As of September 1998, the extent of the contact was the invitation to Sam Bockarie which he visited twice. On the third occasion was to meet the chairman of the OAU. All of those contacts were geared toward peace with the advice, consent and authorisation of ECOWAS. I did it and to the best of my own ability. It had nothing to do with supplying arms. It had nothing to do with receiving diamonds. It was only for the purpose of peace and, while I was doing that, other members of the committee too were dealing with him. That is they were calling, they were in communication --

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