Resolution on Cote d'Ivoire
Meeting of the Socialist International Africa Committee, Yaoundé, Cameroon, 30 June - 01 July 2000
The Socialist International Africa Committee, meeting in Yaoundé on 30 June and 1 July:
- condemning all military coups d’état whatever the pretext, notes the recent commitments undertaken by the new Côte d’Ivoire authorities which should be irreversible and implemented without reservation;
- calls on the military authorities to scrupulously respect the timetable for the transition which comes to an end on 30 October 2000, aimed at rapidly re-establishing normal constitutional life, which remains an absolute priority;
- warns the transitional military authorities against the risks to which they would expose Côte d’Ivoire should there be any attempt to retain power for whatever reason;
- expresses its support for the Côte d’Ivoire Popular Front, FPI, in the difficult challenges of the democratic transition.