United States evacuates nearly all its personnel in Ivory Coast.December 19 | Posted by David Goldman | Intelligence News
United States has evacuated nearly all its personnel in Ivory Coast.
Due to the political problem in the African country of Ivory Coast, the US has ordered all personnel out of the country.
The State Department has ordered its personnel out of Ivory Coast.
In a statement, US official point out the deteriorating political and security situation in Ivory Coast as the reason of the evacuation.
There is a growing anti-western sentiment in the African country after incumbent president Laurent Bgagbo refused to cede power after a disputed presidential runoff.
Americans have been advised against traveling to the West African country.
Bgagbo is under threat by international leaders and likely to face sanctions.
US consular section in Abidjan has curtailed all consular services leaving only emergency services.