SUDAN WATCH: EU urges Darfur rebels to agree truce or face sanctions

Thursday, May 04, 2006

EU urges Darfur rebels to agree truce or face sanctions

The European Union said it welcomed the draft peace deal for Dafur and urged the rebels to reach a final agreement with the Sudanese Government or face travel bans to UN member countries and a freeze on assets held in those states, Reuters Estelle Shirbon reported May 3, 2006 - excerpt:
"Failing to do so would be irresponsible in the light of the immense human suffering of the people in Darfur, and any party standing in the way of an agreement would have to face the consequences outlined in the UN Security Council Resolution 1591," a statement from current EU president Austria said.

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