Saturday, March 25, 2006

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Nigeria says to transfer Charles Taylor to Liberia | Reuters.com:

"LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria will transfer former Liberian president Charles Taylor, who is living in exile in Nigeria and has been indicted for war crimes, to Liberian custody, the Nigerian government said on Saturday.

It issued a statement headed 'Former president Charles Taylor to be transferred to the custody of the government of Liberia', which read:

'President Olusegun Obasanjo has today ... informed President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf that the government of Liberia is free to take former President Charles Taylor into its custody.'
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3 comments:

Renegade Eye said...

Even his supporters were relieved when he was out of power. Their support was based on fear.

Brian said...

I'll believe it when Chuck's in custody in Freetown. Not before.

TheMalau said...

I concur, bros. And they (Nigeria) have been back-peddling, by putting strange conditions, like "Liberia needs to come put him in custody themselves, in Nigeria"!

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