ABIDJAN, Dec 28 (AFP) - West African
foreign ministers were poised to hold talks Monday in a bid to settle the
conflict in Sierra Leone, where fighting between rebels and pro-government
forces intensified over the weekend.
Foreign ministers from Cote d'Ivoire,
Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, and Nigeria, known as the Committee of Five, were
due to attend the emergency meeting, along with Togo, whose President Gnassingbe
Eyadema is chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).
Monday's talks, to open in Cote d'Ivoire's