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2006-06-13 13:17:53

By Andrew Quinn PRETORIA (Reuters) - South African President Thabo Mbeki will visit Sudan on June 20, hoping to press Khartoum to approve a U.N. takeover of an African Union peacekeeping operation there, a senior government official said on Tuesday. Mbeki's one-day visit would include talks with Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir and First Vice-President Salva Kiir, who is also president of South Sudan, Deputy Foreign Minister Aziz Pahad said. "This will be a good opportunity...

2005-06-28 19:40:33

By Alain Ngono PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa warned Ivory Coast'scivil war foes on Tuesday they risked sanctions if they blockedmoves toward peace, raising the stakes as the West Africannation's president and rebels met for talks. South African President Thabo Mbeki hopes to revive a dealhe brokered in April to end the conflict in the world's topcocoa grower. The so-called Pretoria accord has been paralyzedby political squabbling and rows about disarmament. Mbeki said the participants...

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