Tuesday, August 11, 2009

UNAMID commander Martin Luther Agwai called for an end to economic sanctions on Sudan

The outgoing commander of the joint African Union and U.N. peacekeeping force in Darfur has praised what he sees as a warming of ties between the United States and Sudan. He called for an end to the economic sanctions, saying they were an impediment to peace and development in the region.

Source: Voice of America News - Conflicting Priorities Complicate US Policy Toward Sudan - by Alan Boswell in Nairobi, 11 August 2009.

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