October 26 2009
The main armed group in Nigeria has ordered an indefinite cease-fire.
The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) on Sunday said it would stop bombing oil pipelines to permit high-level talks, the Wall Street Journal reports.
The cease-fire will last for an "indefinite" amount of time, said a MEND spokesman.
The announced truce came after the Nigerian government had demonstrated its commitment to "engage in serious and meaningful dialogue" with groups in the...
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