Nigerian Soldiers to Liberia? U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan calls for the immediate deployment of a Nigerian peacekeeping force to Liberia, where fighting between government forces and two rebel factions continue. In the capital of Monrovia, Liberians seek water, food and shelter, and battle diseases such as cholera. Hear Charles Pitchford of the Lutheran World Federation.
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Annan Seeks Deployment of Nigerian Soldiers to Liberia

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Annan Seeks Deployment of Nigerian Soldiers to Liberia

Annan Seeks Deployment of Nigerian Soldiers to Liberia

Annan Seeks Deployment of Nigerian Soldiers to Liberia

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U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan calls for the immediate deployment of a Nigerian peacekeeping force to Liberia, where fighting between government forces and two rebel factions continue. In the capital of Monrovia, Liberians seek water, food and shelter, and battle diseases such as cholera. Hear Charles Pitchford of the Lutheran World Federation.