Ivory Coast's Peace Body Agrees on Oct. 31 Election Date, PM Soro Says

Members of Ivory Coast’s Cadre Permanent de Concertation, which is overseeing the country’s peace process, “agrees to organize” the Oct. 31 presidential election, Prime Minister Guillaume Soro told reporters.

“We all agree with the definitive electoral roster,” he said at a press conference in the commercial capital, Abidjan, today. The meeting of the group included Soro, President Laurent Gbagbo, politicians Henri Konan Bedie and Alhassan Ouattara.

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