Liberian ambassador discusses nation’s past and rebuilding process

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Jeremiah Sulunteh (Credit: Bruce Chapman/The Winston-Salem Journal)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem residents sat in rapt attention at a Town Hall-style meeting Saturday as Liberian Ambassador Jeremiah C. Sulunteh spoke about his country’s war-ridden past and the rebuilding process for the future.

The Winston-Salem Journal reported that Sulunteh was in Winston-Salem last week by invitation of the Liberian Organization of the Piedmont, a non-profit organization that supports community programs in Winston-Salem and Liberia.

Sulunteh said a partnership with Winston-Salem will be crucial in Liberia’s rebuilding process following the recent period of civil wars in the country.

The country has been plagued by civil wars since 1989. The Second Liberian Civil War concluded in August, 2003, but he said that the country is still recovering.

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