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Uganda asked to Withdraw Troops from Sudan

22 Aug

When it comes to war in the Sudan, there are other conflicts, beyond Darfur, that are often overlooked. What’s going on in the Sudan is bigger and more menacing than what most Westerners could imagine.

War all the time is no way to live.

– Jason

FROM THE EAST AFRICAN (Nairobi):

The government of Southern Sudan has asked Uganda to withdraw its troops from some bases in Southern Sudan as part of the ongoing effort to end the war with the LRA rebels.

“If the peace deal is concluded, the Uganda army will have to withdraw from some of its bases in southern Sudan to allow the LRA to assemble for disarmament and demobilisation,” said Uganda’s chief mediator, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, who is also the Internal Affairs minister.

While the LRA proposes nine free assembling zones for the LRA combatants, the government suggests three – in Nabanga along the Congo-Sudan border, Juba in Southern Sudan and Kalega in the northern Uganda district of Kitgum…

– READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE –

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Posted by on August 22, 2006 in Africa, Bookmarks, Other Stuff, Policy, Uganda

 

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