Khartoum – Conundrum

20 Jun

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) —Sudan won't allow U.N. force in Darfur

President Omar al-Bashir vowed on Tuesday that he will never allow U.N. peacekeepers into Darfur, his strongest rejection yet of the United Nations' plan to try to halt violence in the war-torn region.,/blockquote>

Top diplomacy official Zoellick quits for Wall St

WASHINGTON: US Deputy Secretary of State Robert Zoellick announced his resignation yesterday to join investment house Goldman Sachs, after focusing on China and Sudan in the No. 2 job at the department. Zoellick had been tipped as a candidate for treasury secretary but he was passed over for the job which went to Goldman Sachs chairman Henry “Hank” Paulson. With Zoellick at her side, US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice paid tribute to her outgoing deputy as a strategist and an intellectual leader. She did not announce a replacement for Zoellick when he leaves next month, and State Department officials said it was undecided whether his successor would be the point person on China and Sudan.

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Posted by on June 20, 2006 in Bookmarks


One response to “Khartoum – Conundrum

  1. Aliencrossing

    June 22, 2006 at 1:08 pm

    It’s incredible, but Italian media don’t speak about Darfur. People don’t know what ‘s happening in Darfur. So I have had an idea..please, ask to italian media to speak on tragedy in Darfur! There is a form, in my blog, to write to them with a click!


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