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Country Reports on Terrorism 2007 - Cote d'Ivoire

Publisher United States Department of State
Author Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism
Publication Date 30 April 2008
Cite as United States Department of State, Country Reports on Terrorism 2007 - Cote d'Ivoire, 30 April 2008, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/48196c9524.html [accessed 17 September 2014]
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Cote d'Ivoire has been in the throes of a political-military crisis since 2002, leaving the country politically and, until recently, geographically divided.1 Despite this instability, violence associated with the country's crisis has not been linked with any international terrorist organizations, and there was little evidence to indicate a threat of terrorist attacks. While some Lebanese private communities living in Cote d'Ivoire were known to be active in donating personal income to Hizballah, it is unlikely that the Government of Cote d'Ivoire supported or subsidized it, although it was likely that it was aware of this.

1 A March 2007 political agreement has made significant inroads towards peace.

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