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2006-08-30 02:25:31

By Opheera McDoom and Irwin Arieff KHARTOUM/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States and Britain plan to push for a vote on a U.N. resolution sending peacekeeping troops to Darfur, despite a fresh rejection by Sudan on Tuesday of any deployment of U.N. troops there. The U.S. and British sponsored resolution would authorize the deployment of 20,000 U.N. troops and police in Darfur to take over from some 7,000 African Union troops, who have been unable to end bloodshed in the...

2006-08-29 15:47:45

By Opheera McDoom and Irwin Arieff KHARTOUM/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States and Britain plan to push for a vote on a U.N. resolution sending peacekeeping troops to Darfur, despite a fresh rejection by Sudan on Tuesday of any deployment of U.N. troops there. The U.S. and British sponsored resolution would authorize the deployment of 20,000 U.N. troops and police in Darfur to take over from some 7,000 African Union troops, who have been unable to end bloodshed in the...

2006-08-29 13:28:06

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - After a two-day wait, top U.S. official Jendayi Frazer met Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir on Tuesday but failed to persuade him to accept U.N. troops in the violent Darfur region. Frazer, U.S. assistant secretary of state for African affairs, had flown to Khartoum to convince Sudan to agree to the deployment of more than 20,000 U.N. troops and police in Darfur to take over from a struggling African Union mission there. "They met ......

2006-08-29 14:52:06

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Britain and the United States called for a vote on Thursday on a U.N. resolution to allow the United Nations to begin assembling a peacekeeping force for Sudan's Darfur region, despite opposition from the government in Khartoum. The resolution would require the Sudanese government's consent before actual deployment, but Western powers expect Khartoum to eventually accept a U.N. presence in Darfur, as it already has in southern Sudan. "I...

2006-08-29 11:59:02

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - After a two-day wait, top U.S. official Jendayi Frazer met Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir on Tuesday but failed to achieve her mission to persuade him to accept U.N. troops in the violent Darfur region. Frazer, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, had flown to Khartoum to convince Sudan to agree to the deployment of more than 20,000 U.N. troops and police in Darfur to take over from a struggling African Union mission...

2006-08-29 10:47:23

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Sudan's president met with U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Jendayi Frazer in the capital Khartoum on Tuesday after failing to secure a meeting with him a day earlier, John Bolton, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said. Frazer went to Khartoum at the weekend to deliver a strong message to Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir that he must accept U.N. peacekeeping troops in the war-torn western Darfur region. She extended her stay on Monday...

2006-08-28 05:31:15

By Opheera McDoom KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan ignored U.S. pressure to accept U.N. troops in Darfur, sidelining Washington's top diplomat on Africa on Monday ahead of a critical U.N. Security Council debate on taming Sudan's violent western region. U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Jendayi Frazer hoped to deliver a strong message to President Omar Hassan al-Bashir that he must accept U.N. troops but it was not clear he would meet with her. Frazer was greeted by an angry crowd telling...

2006-08-24 17:15:41

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council president challenged Sudan on Thursday to attend a meeting next week on the crisis in Darfur and said the session would go on with or without an official Sudanese presence. Nana Effah-Apenteng, Ghana's U.N. ambassador and the council president for August, acknowledged, however, that the Monday meeting would be scaled back after the Arab League asked for its postponement and Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir...

2006-08-24 13:21:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fed up with Sudan's refusal to allow U.N. peacekeepers into Darfur, President George W. Bush is sending one of his top diplomats to Khartoum to convince the government to accept such a force, the State Department said on Thursday. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Jendayi Frazer said she would leave for Sudan on Friday to discuss with its leaders how a "credible and legitimate" U.N. force can be deployed to Sudan's troubled western Darfur...

2006-08-20 13:42:51

CAIRO (Reuters) - Arab governments on Sunday asked the U.N. Security Council to postpone a meeting on Darfur and give the Sudanese government more time to explain its plan to restore order in the troubled region. After a one-day meeting in Cairo, Arab foreign ministers also backed an extension of the mandate of the African Union peace force in Darfur until the end of the year. The United States and Britain have introduced a resolution in the Security Council that would deploy up to...


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