SUDAN WATCH: Sudan's Bashir receives phone call from US's Bush?

Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Sudan's Bashir receives phone call from US's Bush?

Nnsourced news report at Sudan Tribune today says Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir received a telephone call from US President GW Bush, who expressed his concern over Darfur amid a push by Washington to broker a deal with rebels at peace talks in Abuja, Nigeria.

"President Bashir reiterated the national unity government's commitment and determination to reach a peace agreement and achieve stability in Darfur," the official SUNA news agency reported today.

UPDATE: May 2 2006 Associated Press Bashir Adigun Top U.S. Diplomat Joins Darfur Talks: The official Sudan News Agency reported Tuesday that Bush called Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Monday night about the importance of peace in Darfur, but White House aides said they were unaware of any call.


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