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Liberia Welcomes Peacekeeping Forces

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Liberia Welcomes Peacekeeping Forces

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Liberia Welcomes Peacekeeping Forces

Liberia Welcomes Peacekeeping Forces

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Liberians celebrate the arrival of Nigerian peacekeeping forces. More West African troops are expected to arrive as the force builds strength to move into the capital city of Monrovia, where rebels have been fighting to unseat President Charles Taylor. Taylor has said he will leave office Aug. 11. Hear NPR's Jason Beaubien.