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12:00 AM, March 05, 2011 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, March 05, 2011

Five African leaders head to I Coast to mediate crisis

A panel of five African presidents will meet briefly in Mauritania before heading to Ivory Coast yesterday to mediate a political crisis which the United Nations warns may spiral into civil war.
"The five (presidents) will meet for two hours in Nouakchott before taking their flight to Abidjan," a Mauritanian diplomatic source told AFP.
The UN refugee agency meanwhile warned in Geneva that it was suspending activities in western Ivory Coast because of clashes and that its work was becoming increasingly difficult in Abidjan.

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