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U.S. Considers Troops in Liberia to Monitor Truce

HeadlineJul 03, 2003

The U.S. is considering sending between 500 and 2,000 peacekeeping troops to Liberia to oversee a cease-fire agreement in the West African nation. In addition President Bush called on Liberian President Charles Taylor to immediately step down.

Liberia, a nation of 3.3 million was founded in 1847 by freed slaves from the United States.

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