Troepen Ouattara denderen voort

Aanhangers van Alassane Ouattara, de internationaal erkende winnaar van de presidentsverkiezingen in Ivoorkust van vorig jaar, voelen dat de overwinning bijna binnen is. Abidjan is zo goed als in handen. Foto's EPA, AFP, REUTERS.

Internationally recognised leader Alassane Ouattara's FRCI (Republican Forces of Côte d'Ivoire) soldiers ride an armed vehicle as they prepare for the so-called ''final assault'' in front of the Golf hotel in Abidjan, on April 5, 2011. The army chief of staff loyal to Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo told AFP today that his troops had stopped fighting against rival Alassane Ouattara's forces. Ouattara's forces launched what they called a
Internationally recognised leader Alassane Ouattara's FRCI (Republican Forces of Côte d'Ivoire) soldiers ride an armed vehicle as they prepare for the so-called ''final assault'' in front of the Golf hotel in Abidjan, on April 5, 2011. The army chief of staff loyal to Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo told AFP today that his troops had stopped fighting against rival Alassane Ouattara's forces. Ouattara's forces launched what they called a "final assault" on Gbagbo's regime on Monday night, backed by helicopter strikes by the UN and French forces. AFP PHOTO/ STRBeeld AFP
Internationally recognised leader Alassane Ouattara's FRCI (Republican Forces of Côte d'Ivoire) soldiers ride an armed vehicle in front of the Golf hotel in Abidjan, on April 5, 2011. The army chief of staff loyal to Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo told AFP today that his troops had stopped fighting against rival Alassane Ouattara's forces. Ouattara's forces launched what they called a
Internationally recognised leader Alassane Ouattara's FRCI (Republican Forces of Côte d'Ivoire) soldiers ride an armed vehicle in front of the Golf hotel in Abidjan, on April 5, 2011. The army chief of staff loyal to Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo told AFP today that his troops had stopped fighting against rival Alassane Ouattara's forces. Ouattara's forces launched what they called a "final assault" on Gbagbo's regime on Monday night, backed by helicopter strikes by the UN and French forces. AFP PHOTO/ STRBeeld AFP
Pro-Ouattara fighters of the FRCI (Republican Force of Ivory Coast) prepare for the so-called
Pro-Ouattara fighters of the FRCI (Republican Force of Ivory Coast) prepare for the so-called "final assault" in front of the Golf Hotel in Abidjan on April 5, 2011. Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo is hunkered down in a bunker at his residence in Abidjan, after calling for a ceasefire as rival forces cornered him, the UN mission said. AFP PHOTO/ STRBeeld AFP
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A soldier loyal to Ivory Coast presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara lies on a road as fighting flares across the country's main city Abidjan April 4, 2011. U.N. and French helicopters attacked Laurent Gbagbo's last strongholds in Abidjan on Monday as forces loyal to Ouattara streamed into the city from the north.  REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun (IVORY COAST - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST IMAGES OF THE DAY) Beeld REUTERS
A soldier loyal to Ivory Coast presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara lies on a road as fighting flares across the country's main city Abidjan April 4, 2011. U.N. and French helicopters attacked Laurent Gbagbo's last strongholds in Abidjan on Monday as forces loyal to Ouattara streamed into the city from the north. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun (IVORY COAST - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST IMAGES OF THE DAY)Beeld REUTERS
Pro-Ouattara fighters of the FRCI (Republican Force of Ivory Coast) prepare for the so-called
Pro-Ouattara fighters of the FRCI (Republican Force of Ivory Coast) prepare for the so-called "final assault" in front of the Golf Hotel in Abidjan on April 5, 2011. Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo is hunkered down in a bunker at his residence in Abidjan, after calling for a ceasefire as rival forces cornered him, the UN mission said. AFP PHOTO/ STRBeeld AFP
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Soldiers loyal to Alassane Ouattara man a checkpoint at one of the principal entrances to Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Ivory Coast's entrenched strongman Laurent Gbagbo huddled in a bunker at his home and was exploring different options for his surrender, officials said Tuesday, as forces backing the country's democratically elected leader seized the residence.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) Beeld AP
Soldiers loyal to Alassane Ouattara man a checkpoint at one of the principal entrances to Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Ivory Coast's entrenched strongman Laurent Gbagbo huddled in a bunker at his home and was exploring different options for his surrender, officials said Tuesday, as forces backing the country's democratically elected leader seized the residence.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)Beeld AP
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Commandant Issiaka Ouattara Watao (R) of the FRCI (Republican Force of Ivory Coast), supporting Alassane Dramane Ouattara, stands next to his fighters as they prepare for the so-called
Commandant Issiaka Ouattara Watao (R) of the FRCI (Republican Force of Ivory Coast), supporting Alassane Dramane Ouattara, stands next to his fighters as they prepare for the so-called "final assault" in front of the Golf Hotel in Abidjan on April 5, 2011. Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo is hunkered down in a bunker at his residence in Abidjan, after calling for a ceasefire as rival forces cornered him, the UN mission said. AFP PHOTO/ STRBeeld AFP
Pro-Ouattara fighters of the FRCI (Republican Force of Ivory Coast), one of them wearing a gas mask, prepare for the so-called
Pro-Ouattara fighters of the FRCI (Republican Force of Ivory Coast), one of them wearing a gas mask, prepare for the so-called "final assault" in front of the Golf Hotel in Abidjan on April 5, 2011. Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo is hunkered down in a bunker at his residence in Abidjan, after calling for a ceasefire as rival forces cornered him, the UN mission said. AFP PHOTO/ STRBeeld AFP
New Forces soldiers loyal to Alassane Ouattara drive at a checkpoint at one of the principal entrances to Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Ivory Coast's entrenched strongman Laurent Gbagbo huddled in a bunker at his home and was exploring different options for his surrender, officials said Tuesday, as forces backing the country's democratically elected leader seized the residence.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) Beeld AP
New Forces soldiers loyal to Alassane Ouattara drive at a checkpoint at one of the principal entrances to Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Ivory Coast's entrenched strongman Laurent Gbagbo huddled in a bunker at his home and was exploring different options for his surrender, officials said Tuesday, as forces backing the country's democratically elected leader seized the residence.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)Beeld AP
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Issiaka Diakhite, 26, who says he took up arms after his parents were killed by Laurent Gbagbo loyalists in his home town of Daloa in November, reacts as soldiers loyal to Alassane Ouattara man a checkpoint at one of the principal entrances to Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Ivory Coast's entrenched strongman Gbagbo huddled in a bunker at his home and was exploring different options for his surrender, officials said Tuesday, as forces backing the country's democratically elected leader seized the residence.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) Beeld AP
Issiaka Diakhite, 26, who says he took up arms after his parents were killed by Laurent Gbagbo loyalists in his home town of Daloa in November, reacts as soldiers loyal to Alassane Ouattara man a checkpoint at one of the principal entrances to Abidjan, Ivory Coast, Tuesday, April 5, 2011. Ivory Coast's entrenched strongman Gbagbo huddled in a bunker at his home and was exploring different options for his surrender, officials said Tuesday, as forces backing the country's democratically elected leader seized the residence.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)Beeld AP
Pro-Ouattara fighters of the FRCI (Republican Force of Ivory Coast), one of them with a RPG grenade launcher, prepare for the so-called
Pro-Ouattara fighters of the FRCI (Republican Force of Ivory Coast), one of them with a RPG grenade launcher, prepare for the so-called "final assault" in front of the Golf Hotel in Abidjan on April 5, 2011. Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo is hunkered down in a bunker at his residence in Abidjan, after calling for a ceasefire as rival forces cornered him, the UN mission said. AFP PHOTO/ STRBeeld AFP
A pro-Ouattara fighter of the FRCI (Republican Force of Ivory Coast), wearing a gas mask, prepares for the so-called
A pro-Ouattara fighter of the FRCI (Republican Force of Ivory Coast), wearing a gas mask, prepares for the so-called "final assault" in front of the Golf Hotel in Abidjan on April 5, 2011. Ivory Coast strongman Laurent Gbagbo is hunkered down in a bunker at his residence in Abidjan, after calling for a ceasefire as rival forces cornered him, the UN mission said. AFP PHOTO/ STRBeeld AFP

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