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UK dismisses bid to expel Ivory Coast ambassador

The Guardian, 7 January 2011
Publié le : 7 janvier 2011
 Press Association 

"Efforts to expel Britain's ambassador from Ivory Coast were dismissed as "invalid" by the Foreign Office tonight.

"The UK representative has reportedly been ordered out by incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo, who is clinging to power despite being regarded as losing to opposition leader Alassane Ouattara in November elections.

"It comes after London said it would no longer recognise Gbagbo's ambassador. Canadian diplomats have also apparently been asked to leave."

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