Sudanese leader says Darfur issue to be finally resolved

Published by Kuwait News Agency KUNA, May 26, 2007.

KHARTOUM, May 26 (KUNA) – Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir said here Saturday the issue of Darfur would be finally settled soon according to a UN plan revised by the African Council of Peace and Security. The Sudanese leader was speaking at the inaugural session of meetings of the Executive Committee of the African Parliamentary Union here, saying that as per the revised UN plan, the African Union (AU) would lead and control forces in Darfur. He urged all armed factions in Darfur to join the peaceful process, saying “Dialogue is the only way to resolve this problem so that the situation could be back to normal, conflicts and infighting could recede and the return of refugees and displaced persons could be completed”. (full text).

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