on Decision to Send U.S. Forces to Coast of Liberia
D.C. -- House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following
statement today following the decision by President Bush to position
U.S. military forces off the coast of Liberia:
"The special historical relationship between the people of
the United States and the people of Liberia compels us to do what
we can to end the suffering there. Therefore, I support the deployment
of a limited number of American military personnel, as part of an
international force that includes the United Nations and West African
nations, to help bring peace to Liberia.
of Charles Taylor are well known. I agree with President Bush that
Charles Taylor must leave Liberia. The sooner he leaves, the sooner
the lives of the Liberian people will start to improve."
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