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The Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara and the opponent Pascal Affé N'guessan met Thursday to evoke the questions of "national reconciliation", new sign of a decline in political life, one year after The strong tensions of the presidential of 2020.
"We talked about issues of national interest revolving around national reconciliation, peace, political and social stability of our country," said Mr. Affi N'Guessan, announcing the upcoming recovery of a "political dialogue" in this direction.
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Pascal Affi N'guessan, head of the Ivorian Popular Front (FPI) had boycotted the October 2020 vote, believing that President Ouattara was "anticonstitutional".
It was arrested shortly after the re-election of the latter, while he had announced with other opposition leaders the creation of a "National Transitional Council" supposed to replace the power.
accused, including "conspiracy against the authority of the state" and "insurrectional movement", he had spent almost two months in prison, before being released on December 30.
The violence related to the election of 2020 had made 85 deaths and nearly 500 wounded.
"I think the Prime Minister will be educated for the dialogue to resume with the political parties (...) so that (the presidential election) of 2025 allows Côte d'Ivoire to turn the page of contested elections or crises. Electoral and that it is a new era that opens for our country, "said Mr. Affessan.
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He assured that the REIT was "a party of proposal, a responsible, constructive opposition party". "We are always available and the head of state can count on us," he added.
former prime minister of Laurent Gbagbo - who founded the FPI in 1982 - Mr. Affé N'guessan recently separated from his mentor, back to Côte d'Ivoire since June after being acquitted by the international justice of crimes against humanity during the post-election crisis of 2010-2011.
In August, Mr. Affésan had denounced the "autocratic drift" of the former president who created a new party.
Before Pascal Affi N'guessan, President Ouattara had, on behalf of "National Reconciliation", met in July Laurent Gbagbo and November 2020 another former president, Henri Konan Bédieé, head of the main opposition party.
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© UICN / Nicolas Salaün The forest of Tanoé-Ehy marshes in Côte d'Ivoire. (Image of illustration) The Ivorian Minister of Water and Forests, Alain-Richard Donwahi, announced, on Friday, October 29, that 28.8 million trees "all over the extent of the territory" have been planted in the country Since June 2021, as part of the operation "1 day, 50 million trees". To achieve the target of 50 million trees planted by the end of the year, the government wants to use drones.