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UK dismisses bid to expel Ivory Coast ambassador

Publié par Clifford Armion le 01/07/2011

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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"UK dismisses bid to expel Ivory Coast ambassador", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juin 2011. Consulté le 04/03/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/uk-dismisses-bid-to-expel-ivory-coast-ambassador