SUDAN WATCH: British Ambassador visit UNAMID HQ in Al-Fasher, Darfur, western Sudan

Monday, October 05, 2009

British Ambassador visit UNAMID HQ in Al-Fasher, Darfur, western Sudan

From Embassy of the Republic of the Sudan, Washington D.C., 5 Oct. 2009:
British Ambassador Visit UNAMID Headquarters in Al-Fasher
Al-Fasher, Oct. 4, 2009 (SUNA) - The Ambassador of Britain to Sudan Sunday visited in Al-Fasher the headquarters of the joint UN and African Union Mission (UNAMID) and met with its acting chairman and the commander of UNAMID and got informed on the latest developments concerning the deployment of the mission's forces, the security situation in Darfur and the challenges facing the UNAMID and the priorities of its work.

In a press statement, the Ambassador said that Britain is giving top priority to the aspired success of the peace process in Darfur, and success of the UNAMID mission and its role in the coming elections and the voluntary return of the displaced people and refugees to their home areas.

The UNAMID commander told the British Ambassador that 70% of the UNAMID forces are now deployed, stressing that his forces will work for boosting the realization of peace in Darfur.

He said that the security situation in Darfur has improved greatly, referring to activities being done by the joint mission in the fields of capacity building and supporting the social reconciliations in Darfur.
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Her Majesty's Ambassador to Sudan, Dr Rosalind Marsden CMG

Her Majesty's Ambassador to Sudan, Dr Rosalind Marsden

Photo: Her Majesty's Ambassador to Sudan, Dr Rosalind Marsden CMG (Consul General, Basra 2006 - 2007) attended the launch of the Southern Sudan Demobilisation, Disarmament and Reintegration programme in Juba on 10 June 2009. (Source: fco.gov.uk)

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