November 19, 2012 (KHARTOUM) - Russia’s envoy for Africa, Mikhail Margelov, met Monday in Khartoum with Sudanese first vice-president, Ali Osman Taha, amid reports that he brings new proposals to settle Abyei issue. Margelov, following a meeting last October with President Omer Al-Bashir, declared that the latter is favourable to the repartition of the contested area between Sudan and South Sudan. Also, different Sudanese officials said Russia is willing to defend Khartoum’s position at the (...)
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