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LIBERIA: President-elect begins four nation peace tour

by Georgia | November 29, 2005

Monrovia, Liberia - Seeking to shore up stability in the divided West Africa region, president-elect Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf on Tuesday launched a week-long tour of Liberia�s neighbours to discuss peace.

Africa�s first female president will also call in on Nigeria - an important regional ally and one of the largest contributors of troops to the 15,000-strong UN peacekeeping operation in Liberia.

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