Sunday, August 20, 2006

Arab League urges its members to fund AMIS for 6 months

The Arab League on Sunday backed Sudan's rejection of UN troops in Darfur, AFP reported (via Times of Oman) Aug 20, 2006. Excerpt:
A League committee called for a reinforcement of the African Union mission already on the ground in Darfur.

The Arab League meeting also urged its members, which number 22 including Sudan, to fulfill their commitments made at a March summit in Khartoum to provide six months' worth of financing for the African Union mission.

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