Крах Берега Слоновой Кости

Сокровище Западной Африки разрушается. Берег Слоновой Кости Кот-д'Ивуар, который всегда считался чудом, теперь превратился в побережье ада Кот-д'Ивуар, где местные и неместные жители живут в страхе.

Начиная с ввода небольшого количества французских войск в 2003 г., ужас этой последней африканской гражданской войны порой доходил до сознания мировой общественности, но вновь отступал. В ноябре прошлого года, например, семь французских солдат погибли во время организованного властями воздушного налета на мятежников севера. Франция отомстила, уничтожив незначительные воздушные силы Кот-д'Ивуара.

В связи с тем, что миротворческий мандат Франции истекает 4 апреля, возможно, она выведет свои войска. Многие жители Кот-д'Ивуара боятся, что после этого возобновится гражданская война.

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