US orders some personnel to quit Ivory Coast

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December 19, 2010
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"The United States ordered the evacuation of nonessential U.S. Embassy personnel from the Ivory Coast on Sunday, citing the rising risk of violence following the country's disputed presidential election. The State Department warned all U.S. citizens against travel to the Ivory Coast until further notice, saying demonstrations by supporters of embattled incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo 'are expected to turn violent.'" (12/19/10)  


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