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UN peacekeeping chief says Ivory Coast on right path to recovery but threats to peace persist | montrealgazette.com

Ivory Coast is on the right path to recovery from the violent post-election crisis two years ago but threats to the country’s peace and security persist “and should not be underestimated,” the U.N. peacekeeping chief said Thursday.

Herve Ladsous told the U.N. Security Council that President Alassane Ouattara “has demonstrated remarkable resolve to tackle the many challenges the country is facing,” including “the ambitious goal” of demobilizing and reintegrating some 65,000 former combatants.

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