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

"On 28 December my special representative attended an extraordinary ministerial level meeting of the ECOWAS Committee of Five on Sierra Leone in Abidjan, chaired by the minister for foreign affairs of Togo. The committee which comprises Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia and Nigeria, was expanded to include Togo, the current chairman of the Economic Community of West African States. A representative of Burkina Faso, the chairman of the Organisation of African Unity also attended, as well as representatives of the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

According to the final communique issued by the committee, both the force commander of ECOMOG and the minister for foreign affairs of Sierra Leone implicated Liberia in providing military support to the rebels."

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