Egypt hosts an African ministerial meeting on Darfur
News reports in Cairo quoted the Egyptian foreign minister Ahmad Abu al-Gheit has asserted Egypt's rejection to imposing sanctions on Sudan and its support for the government of Khartoum.
Abu al-Gheit warned that continued pressure on Sudan will lead to dismantling this country and converting it into several states.
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Sudanese foreign minister Mustafa Othman Ismael started a tour in the countries of the African Union to brief them on latest developments and explaining the official position of the government regarding the crisis.