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UN force commanders in three West African countries hold coordination meeting

The military leaders of three United Nations peacekeeping missions in West Africa met in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, today to coordinate their operations and strengthen sub-regional cross-border security.

Force commanders of three UN missions in West Africa to meet Friday

The force commanders of three United Nations peacekeeping missions in West Africa will meet in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire on Friday to talk about sub-regional cross-border security, the UN said today.

Progress is being made on security for West Africa, UN official reports

Appreciable progress has been made in addressing United Nations Security Council recommendations on strengthening security for four West African countries, but more remains to be done, a senior UN official said today.

Working together, West African countries can accelerate development - Annan

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan has told a meeting of leaders from West Africa that their joint efforts to achieve development would benefit the region and the world.