China Weighs Whether to Send Troops into Darfur – Alfred de Montesquiou

An update on the pressure on China to contribute to the peacekeeping mission in Darfur, from AP via The Boston Globe:

China’s special envoy on said yester day that his country will seriously consider whether to send troops on a peacekeeping mission in the war-torn Sudanese region and insisted Beijing is doing its best to help solve the conflict.

Liu Guijin lashed out at critics who accuse China of backing Sudan’s government because of Chinese oil interests there.

Actress Mia Farrow and other activists have branded the 2008 Beijing Games the “Genocide Olympics,” in efforts to force China into pressuring Sudan’s leaders. [Full Text]

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