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UN troops exit the UN headquarters that was attacked Friday by gunmen, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Sunday, Dec.19, 2010, on a routine patrol
Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010

Open quoteAny attempt to starve the United Nations mission into submission will not be tolerated.Close quote

  • the U.N. secretary general, on efforts by forces loyal to incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo of Ivory Coast to block the supplies of U.N. peacekeepers; the U.N. and other international bodies recognize Alassane Ouattara as winner of the country's election
Photo: Sunday Alamba / AP | Source: Wall Street Journal