Will West African leaders convince Laurent Gbagbo (left) to cede power?
Incumbent Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo could be offered refuge in the US as a means to end the country’s political crisis, US officials say.
Washington could help Mr Gbagbo make a “dignified exit”, but this opportunity was “rapidly closing”, they said.
The comments came as a delegation of African leaders met Mr Gbagbo in a new effort to persuade him to step down following disputed elections.
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