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Midweek Darfur

08 Nov

Sudan needs world’s help: Mbeki

A majority of the countries who undertook to assist Sudan financially in implementing the African country’s peace agreement have not fulfilled their pledges, South African President Thabo Mbeki said.

Briefing the media at Tuynhuys in Cape Town following a meeting with his Sudanese counterpart Omar El Bashir, Mbeki said that despite the international donor community having pledged to assist with equipment and other resources required to help the Sudanese government resolve its political crisis, many of the countries still had not yet delivered.

UN warns of Darfur force delay, Sudan faults donors

Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, who has been accused by the United States and other Western countries of foot-dragging on the peacekeepers, said he was ready for the force to be deployed, but funding was an obstacle.

South Darfur expels UN official

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Posted by on November 8, 2007 in Africa, Bookmarks, Enough, genocide

 

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