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Jammeh ready to help broker peace if asked

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has said that if he was asked he would be willing to help broker a peace deal between Kabbah’s government and the rebels, a Gambian State House official told IRIN today.

Jammeh was fielding questions at the news conference on Wednesday in the Gambian capital, Banjul, where Kabbah ended a brief visit yesterday (Wednesday), the official said.
The official quoted Kabbah as saying he would welcome any offer to mediate. In October, Jammeh helped negotiate an end to the five-month civil in Guinea Bissau.

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