MR. PATRICK COKER - ACTING UNAMSIL
UNAMSIL RESOLVES CLASHES IN KOIDU
The United Nations Mission in Sierra
Leone (UNAMSIL), yesterday, chaired a successful conciliatory meeting with
Kono elders, representatives of the Revolutionary United Front - RUF, Civil
Defence Force and Kono Youths, to resolve the recent clashes in Koidu town.
The meeting identified indiscriminate mining and revenue collection as
the remote cause of the clashes.
At the meeting, the Acting Force Commander,
Maj.-Gen Martin Agwai, stressed that it was necessary to consolidate the