Reports emanating from Liberian opposition party, the Congress for Democratic Change, CDC which vowed not the recognize the government of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf today enter into talks with the United States Embassy in Liberia.
According to a party executive speaking in anonymity who also attending the talks, the negotiation centers around convincing the CDC party to reconsider its commitment not to recognize the second term government of President Sirleaf and embrace the solution of working cooperation with the newly elected second term government of President Sirleaf in the interest of peace and the future of the Liberian nation
The opposition boycotted the November 8th run-off election on grounds that the National Election Commission in charge of the polls was bias and had in place mechanism that would defraud the party and had made several recommendations which should had been addressed as pre-conditions for their participation in the polls.
Clashes and gunfire broke at the headquarter of the CDC between partisans and police who had gone to prevent the party from marching; the partisans threw stones at police and the police in turn opened fire on unarmed supporters of the CDC leaving 8 dead and several injured from bullets wounds.
US Ambassador Greenfield
The CDC yesterday expelled its Chairman Senator Geraldine Doe-Sherif for what the considers having clandestine meeting with the Unity outside the interest of the party, insisting, the opposition CDC party has no room for traitors.