February 1, 2013 (KHARTOUM) – The Sudanese foreign minister Ali Karti today hailed as victory a decision by African Union (AU) summit last month to keep the dispute over Abyei between Khartoum and Juba in the African realm and not refer it to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). In statements to Sudan’s official news agency (SUNA) from Rome Karti said that those who hoped that African leaders would endorse referring the dispute to the UNSC are now disappointed. He noted that the AU (...)
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